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Engineering Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

There is only one engineering school in Santa Cruz for faculty to choose from. The trends in Santa Cruz's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Engineering Employment

Santa Cruz 350
California 236,270

Of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, 350 work in Santa Cruz. The number of engineering professionals in Santa Cruz has shrunk by 65% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Santa Cruz has increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
1,000 860 720 490 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$78,998 $77,737 $87,903 $87,612 $87,852
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

As the number of engineering professionals in Santa Cruz has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Santa Cruz reportedly earned an average salary of $87,852 per year. Engineering professionals in Santa Cruz made a yearly average salary of $78,998, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Cruz.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Santa Cruz

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Engineering professionals in Santa Cruz earn a median salary of $85,344 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 130%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,840 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,228 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Santa Cruz


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Santa Cruz


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Santa Cruz's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Santa Cruz


In 2010 approximately 44 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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