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Engineering Schools
In San Jose, California

The city of San Jose has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of San Jose, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Engineering Employment

San Jose 24,590
California 236,270

Exactly 24,590 of California's 167,230 engineering professionals work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of engineering professionals in San Jose has shrunk by 48%. As the employment for engineering professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
47,450 46,950 53,160 50,720 24,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$78,525 $84,354 $88,931 $91,082 $86,734
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

Salaries for engineering professionals in San Jose have increased. In 2010 San Jose engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $86,734. Engineering professionals in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $78,525, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in San Jose

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San Jose engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $84,807. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $56,384 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 97% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in San Jose

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in San Jose


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

Engineering Programs Offered In San Jose


There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by San Jose's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 841 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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