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Engineering Schools
In Rockford, Illinois

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


Professional Trends

Rockford Vs. Illinois Engineering Employment

Rockford 1,140
Illinois 54,440

Exactly 1,140 of the 39,680 engineering professionals employed in Illinois, work in Rockford. There has been a 33% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Rockford between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Rockford has decreased, overall employment in Rockford has increased.

Rockford Vs. Illinois Engineering employment growth

64,800 67,250 67,660 67,630 39,680
1,690 1,420 1,310 1,140 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Rockford

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Rockford

$60,031 $63,270 $66,179 $69,094 $70,736
$36,690 $38,370 $39,610 $40,110 $41,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Rockford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rockford

Salaries for engineering professionals in Rockford have increased. Rockford engineering professionals made $70,736 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Rockford made an average salary of $60,031 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Rockford is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Rockford

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Rockford engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $68,283. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,800 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 94% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Rockford

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering
Civil Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Rockford


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Rockford's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Rockford


There is one degree and certificate program in engineering offered by Rockford's engineering school.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Rockford


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Rockford, Illinois

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