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Engineering Schools
In Pasadena, California

The city of Pasadena has 2 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Pasadena, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pasadena Vs. California Engineering Employment

Pasadena 39,360
California 236,270

Exactly 39,360 of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, work in Pasadena. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Pasadena has shrunk by 18%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Pasadena has decreased, overall employment in Pasadena has increased.

Pasadena Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
48,220 54,320 59,640 57,320 39,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Pasadena

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Pasadena

$71,338 $75,278 $78,289 $81,469 $82,236
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Pasadena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pasadena

Salaries for engineering professionals in Pasadena have increased. In 2010 Pasadena engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $82,236. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Pasadena was $71,338 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pasadena.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Pasadena

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Pasadena engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $80,379. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,114 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,334 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Pasadena

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

Pasadena engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Pasadena


There are 2 accredited engineering schools in the city. Many of Pasadena's engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Engineering Programs Offered In Pasadena


There are a total of 25 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Pasadena's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Pasadena


Approximately 165 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pasadena, California

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