Engineering Schools
In Ridgecrest, California

There is only one engineering school in Ridgecrest for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Ridgecrest, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Ridgecrest Vs. California Engineering Employment

Ridgecrest 3,530
California 236,270

Exactly 3,530 of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, work in Ridgecrest. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in Ridgecrest has grown by 13%. As the number of engineering professionals in Ridgecrest has increased, overall employment in Ridgecrest has also increased.

Ridgecrest Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
3,130 3,780 3,750 3,770 3,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Ridgecrest

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Ridgecrest

$79,422 $74,597 $76,801 $81,619 $85,787
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Ridgecrest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ridgecrest

As the number of engineering professionals in Ridgecrest has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $85,787 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Ridgecrest. Engineering professionals in Ridgecrest made a yearly average salary of $79,422, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Ridgecrest is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Ridgecrest

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Engineering professionals in Ridgecrest earn a median salary of $84,152 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $51,737 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $108,084 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Ridgecrest

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

On average engineering professional salaries in Ridgecrest are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Ridgecrest


Many of Ridgecrest's engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Ridgecrest


Ridgecrest's engineering schools offer 2 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Ridgecrest


In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Ridgecrest, California

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