Engineering Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 3 engineering schools in Providence. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering education in Providence, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Engineering Employment

Providence 3,460
Rhode Island 5,880

Exactly 3,460 of Rhode Island's 4,560 engineering professionals work in Providence. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Providence has grown by 4%. As the employment for engineering professionals in Providence has increased, overall employment in Providence has also increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Engineering employment growth

5,300 6,030 5,840 5,870 4,560
3,330 4,900 5,090 4,760 3,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$69,606 $68,796 $69,167 $74,672 $75,478
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of engineering professionals in Providence has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 Providence engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $75,478. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Providence was $69,606 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Providence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Providence

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Providence engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,631. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,467 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $98,588 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Providence

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

On average engineering professionals in Providence earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Providence.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Providence


Many of Providence's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Providence


Providence's engineering schools offer 9 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Providence


In 2010 approximately 182 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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