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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
$42,440
25th Percentile Wage
$51,660
50th Percentile Wage
$67,230
75th Percentile Wage
$91,230
90th Percentile Wage
$119,480

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 $119,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $42,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of engineers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,230-2.22%-6.93%
201568,720-3.10%-
201470,850-2.72%-
201372,7801.22%-
201271,890--

Compare Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of engineers in 20 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 business schools and computer and management training industry with an annual salary $98,220. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $64,500). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$98,220
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$98,220
Technical and Trade Schools
$94,770
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$94,770
Other Schools and Instruction
$89,940
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$89,940
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$89,760
Educational Support Services
$89,720
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$75,580
Educational Services - Privately owned
$75,140
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$74,320
Educational Services - Local government owned
$73,080
Junior colleges - State government owned
$73,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$72,420
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,310
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$71,140
Educational Services
$67,230
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$65,810
Educational Services - State government owned
$64,590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,500

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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