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In San Francisco, there are 3 engineering schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in San Francisco, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Engineering Employment

San Francisco 8,530
California 236,270

Exactly 8,530 of California's 167,230 engineering professionals work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in San Francisco has shrunk by 45%. As the number of engineering professionals in San Francisco has decreased, overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
15,370 15,460 17,180 16,790 8,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$79,686 $79,113 $82,102 $81,605 $81,654
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in San Francisco reportedly earned an average salary of $81,654 per year. The average salary for engineering professionals in San Francisco was $79,686 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in San Francisco

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Engineering professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $79,339 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $55,076 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $107,538 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in San Francisco

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

San Francisco engineering professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in San Francisco


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

Engineering Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's engineering schools offer 6 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 126 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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