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Engineering Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 3 engineering schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Seattle'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

Seattle Vs. Washington Engineering Employment

Seattle 25,190
Washington 60,640

Exactly 25,190 of the 45,080 engineering professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. The number of engineering professionals in Seattle has grown by 57% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Engineering employment growth

37,150 56,200 62,150 64,180 45,080
16,040 38,000 36,070 42,170 25,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$66,974 $73,938 $75,288 $77,773 $77,889
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $77,889 per year. The average salary for engineering professionals in Seattle was $66,974 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Seattle is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Seattle

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

Engineering professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $76,229. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 101%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $51,421 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $103,550 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Seattle

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Seattle


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Seattle


There are a total of 30 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Seattle's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 798 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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