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Engineering Schools
In Rochester, New York

Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 3 engineering schools in Rochester. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Rochester, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Engineering Employment

Rochester 6,810
New York 72,950

Of the 55,730 engineering professionals employed in New York, 6,810 work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 5% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Engineering employment growth

71,050 72,880 76,340 72,970 55,730
7,180 7,800 8,500 7,900 6,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$61,583 $64,328 $68,689 $70,376 $71,828
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of engineering professionals in Rochester has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Rochester reportedly earned an average salary of $71,828 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Rochester was $61,583 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Rochester

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

Rochester engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $67,842. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,535 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 98% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Rochester

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

Engineering professional salaries in Rochester are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Rochester


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's engineering schools offer 26 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 653 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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