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Engineering Schools
In Southfield, Michigan

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Southfield. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Southfield, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Southfield Vs. Michigan Engineering Employment

Southfield 32,020
Michigan 84,630

Of the 78,190 engineering professionals employed in Michigan, 32,020 work in Southfield. There has been a 24% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Southfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Southfield has decreased, overall employment in Southfield has increased.

Southfield Vs. Michigan Engineering employment growth

60,650 102,380 94,520 86,280 78,190
42,100 42,460 39,330 34,900 32,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Southfield

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Southfield

$64,553 $67,213 $66,962 $73,181 $71,718
$44,550 $45,610 $46,550 $46,440 $46,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Southfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Southfield

As the number of engineering professionals in Southfield has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $71,718 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Southfield. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for engineering professionals in Southfield was $64,553 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Southfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Southfield

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Southfield engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,452. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,598 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Southfield

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Southfield


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Southfield


Southfield's engineering schools offer 14 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Southfield


Approximately 290 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Southfield, Michigan

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