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Engineering Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has 4 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Washington'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

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Engineering Employment

Washington DC 31,750
Washington DC 9,040

Exactly 31,750 of Washington DC's 7,570 engineering professionals work in Washington. There has been a 41% decline in the number of engineering professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Engineering employment growth

9,200 9,160 8,380 8,630 7,570
53,710 53,260 54,890 55,810 31,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
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Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$77,587 $79,145 $82,646 $84,299 $85,352
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for engineering professionals in Washington have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $85,352 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Washington. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Washington made an average salary of $77,587 per year. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Washington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Washington DC

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Washington engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $84,099. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,451 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Washington DC


Many of Washington's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Washington DC


Washington's engineering schools offer 39 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 723 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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