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Engineering Schools
In Torrance, California

There is only one engineering school in Torrance for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Torrance, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Engineering Employment

Torrance 39,360
California 236,270

Exactly 39,360 of the 167,230 engineering professionals employed in California, work in Torrance. Between 2006 and 2010, in Torrance, there has been a 18% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Torrance has decreased, overall employment in Torrance has increased.

Torrance Vs. California Engineering employment growth

232,550 244,960 262,690 254,040 167,230
48,220 54,320 59,640 57,320 39,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$71,338 $75,278 $78,289 $81,469 $82,236
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

Salaries for engineering professionals in Torrance have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $82,236 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Torrance. Engineering professionals in Torrance made a yearly average salary of $71,338, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Torrance is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Torrance

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

Torrance engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $80,379. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,114 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,334 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Torrance

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Torrance


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Torrance


Torrance's engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Torrance


In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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