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Engineer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of engineers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare engineer salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,700
25th Percentile Wage
$52,930
50th Percentile Wage
$69,260
75th Percentile Wage
$94,780
90th Percentile Wage
$124,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) engineers is $124,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $42,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of engineers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,260
2.93% -3.80%
2016
$67,230
-2.22% -
2015
$68,720
-3.10% -
2014
$70,850
-2.72% -
2013
$72,780
1.22% -
2012
$71,890
- -

Compare Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of engineers in 21 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for engineer occupations is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $102,390. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $63,050). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$102,390
Technical and Trade Schools
$96,870
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$94,940
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$94,940
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$92,230
Educational Support Services
$92,180
Other Schools and Instruction
$89,680
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$89,680
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$79,800
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$79,380
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$76,170
Educational Services - Local government owned
$76,140
Educational Services - Privately owned
$76,030
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$72,900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,470
Educational Services
$69,260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$67,610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$67,250
Educational Services - State government owned
$66,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$66,660
Junior colleges - State government owned
$63,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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