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Engineering Schools in Pasadena, California

There are 33 schools around Pasadena, CA offering engineering programs. In 2010, 5,880 students graduated from programs at Pasadena engineering schools. 3,122 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 2,251 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,610 students graduate from programs in Pasadena in engineering each year. This accounts for 41% of engineering students who California schools graduate. Of those, 52 students graduated with engineering certificates, 81 with a degree at the associate's level, 3,122 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 2,251 with a master's level degree, and 374 with a doctorate level degree.

33 engineering schools are in Pasadena. Out of these, while 25 schools are public, eight schools are private. While tuition at a public engineering school varies from $4,807 to $11,232, private engineering school tuition varies from $14,625 to $40,450.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $15,908. While the lowest tuition in Pasadena, which is $4,807 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $40,450 every year, is at Scripps College.

Engineering schools in Pasadena offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Engineering Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pasadena, California

On average, 5,610 students graduate from programs in Pasadena in engineering each year. This accounts for 41% of engineering students who California schools graduate. Of those, 52 students graduated with engineering certificates, 81 with a degree at the associate's level, 3,122 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 2,251 with a master's level degree, and 374 with a doctorate level degree.

Engineering Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pasadena, California

  • Certificate 2006: 22
  • Certificate 2007: 25
  • Certificate 2008: 30
  • Certificate 2009: 28
  • Certificate 2010: 52
  • Associate 2006: 31
  • Associate 2007: 42
  • Associate 2008: 52
  • Associate 2009: 67
  • Associate 2010: 81
  • Bachelor 2006: 2721
  • Bachelor 2007: 2825
  • Bachelor 2008: 2955
  • Bachelor 2009: 3063
  • Bachelor 2010: 3122
  • Master 2006: 1780
  • Master 2007: 1777
  • Master 2008: 1929
  • Master 2009: 2044
  • Master 2010: 2251
  • Doctorate 2006: 348
  • Doctorate 2007: 369
  • Doctorate 2008: 375
  • Doctorate 2009: 387
  • Doctorate 2010: 374

Engineering Program Availability in Pasadena, California

Pasadena schools offer a total of 249 engineering programs. Of these programs, close to 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Pasadena, California

  • Certificate: 35
  • Associate: 16
  • Bachelor: 83
  • Master: 76
  • Doctorate: 39

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 74170
  • 25th Percentile: 90800
  • Median: 112110
  • 75th Percentile: 135010
  • 90th Percentile: 154220

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53950
  • 25th Percentile: 73220
  • Median: 89310
  • 75th Percentile: 101520
  • 90th Percentile: 111840

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47380
  • 25th Percentile: 57740
  • Median: 73220
  • 75th Percentile: 91100
  • 90th Percentile: 111690

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 78345
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 70000
  • 25th Percentile: 81270
  • Median: 98010
  • 75th Percentile: 118480
  • 90th Percentile: 136810

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 73050
  • 25th Percentile: 89200
  • Median: 115360
  • 75th Percentile: 141990
  • 90th Percentile: 162030

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50900
  • 25th Percentile: 82470
  • Median: 117250
  • 75th Percentile: 162820
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56260
  • 25th Percentile: 69940
  • Median: 85840
  • 75th Percentile: 105970
  • 90th Percentile: 132000

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57770
  • 25th Percentile: 77010
  • Median: 101000
  • 75th Percentile: 128310
  • 90th Percentile: 155150

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45490
  • 25th Percentile: 80170
  • Median: 104250
  • 75th Percentile: 120000
  • 90th Percentile: 141930

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51040
  • 25th Percentile: 67030
  • Median: 86510
  • 75th Percentile: 108400
  • 90th Percentile: 131400

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49990
  • 25th Percentile: 63780
  • Median: 81440
  • 75th Percentile: 100850
  • 90th Percentile: 118980

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60190
  • 25th Percentile: 71710
  • Median: 89830
  • 75th Percentile: 108100
  • 90th Percentile: 124860

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 101345
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63190
  • 25th Percentile: 75280
  • Median: 96030
  • 75th Percentile: 126750
  • 90th Percentile: 161520

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41470
  • 25th Percentile: 57800
  • Median: 80450
  • 75th Percentile: 101910
  • 90th Percentile: 122480

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52450
  • 25th Percentile: 67950
  • Median: 91220
  • 75th Percentile: 115100
  • 90th Percentile: 137730

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 78350
  • 25th Percentile: 93330
  • Median: 110920
  • 75th Percentile: 119610
  • 90th Percentile: 152970

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44680
  • 25th Percentile: 63360
  • Median: 78610
  • 75th Percentile: 91600
  • 90th Percentile: 106570

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 95910
  • Median Salary 2007: 100420
  • Median Salary 2008: 106710
  • Median Salary 2009: 109820
  • Median Salary 2010: 112110
  • Total Employed 2006: 13570
  • Total Employed 2007: 12370
  • Total Employed 2008: 6190
  • Total Employed 2009: 6320
  • Total Employed 2010: 9240

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73850
  • Median Salary 2007: 75790
  • Median Salary 2008: 79720
  • Median Salary 2009: 81900
  • Median Salary 2010: 85840
  • Total Employed 2006: 4920
  • Total Employed 2007: 4820
  • Total Employed 2008: 5790
  • Total Employed 2009: 5630
  • Total Employed 2010: 5530

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67390
  • Median Salary 2007: 69760
  • Median Salary 2008: 72860
  • Median Salary 2009: 69470
  • Median Salary 2010: 73220
  • Total Employed 2006: 2720
  • Total Employed 2007: 3100
  • Total Employed 2008: 3120
  • Total Employed 2009: 3100
  • Total Employed 2010: 2910

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74330
  • Median Salary 2007: 74620
  • Median Salary 2008: 75745
  • Median Salary 2009: 76660
  • Median Salary 2010: 78345
  • Total Employed 2006:
  • Total Employed 2007:
  • Total Employed 2008:
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Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85310
  • Median Salary 2007: 86220
  • Median Salary 2008: 98010
  • Median Salary 2009: 97870
  • Median Salary 2010: 98010
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 680
  • Total Employed 2009: 620
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81840
  • Median Salary 2007: 88290
  • Median Salary 2008: 90110
  • Median Salary 2009: 91750
  • Median Salary 2010: 117250
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79960
  • Median Salary 2007: 92090
  • Median Salary 2008: 101270
  • Median Salary 2009: 110160
  • Median Salary 2010: 115360
  • Total Employed 2006: 1220
  • Total Employed 2007: 1160
  • Total Employed 2008: 1350
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 1500

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 94640
  • Median Salary 2007: 95240
  • Median Salary 2008: 98480
  • Median Salary 2009: 98930
  • Median Salary 2010: 101000
  • Total Employed 2006: 7190
  • Total Employed 2007: 10020
  • Total Employed 2008: 11720
  • Total Employed 2009: 12000
  • Total Employed 2010: 6760

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 93870
  • Median Salary 2007: 101610
  • Median Salary 2008: 108250
  • Median Salary 2009: 113480
  • Median Salary 2010: 104250
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 245
  • Total Employed 2009: 225
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77080
  • Median Salary 2007: 80870
  • Median Salary 2008: 87600
  • Median Salary 2009: 87720
  • Median Salary 2010: 86510
  • Total Employed 2006: 5700
  • Total Employed 2007: 5350
  • Total Employed 2008: 5550
  • Total Employed 2009: 5400
  • Total Employed 2010: 5770

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79810
  • Median Salary 2007: 82470
  • Median Salary 2008: 83090
  • Median Salary 2009: 78110
  • Median Salary 2010: 81440
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1210

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73100
  • Median Salary 2007: 76410
  • Median Salary 2008: 83840
  • Median Salary 2009: 88840
  • Median Salary 2010: 89310
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78990
  • Median Salary 2007: 79380
  • Median Salary 2008: 83770
  • Median Salary 2009: 87890
  • Median Salary 2010: 89830
  • Total Employed 2006: 6980
  • Total Employed 2007: 7790
  • Total Employed 2008: 7900
  • Total Employed 2009: 7850
  • Total Employed 2010: 7120

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 91500
  • Median Salary 2007: 95760
  • Median Salary 2008: 98460
  • Median Salary 2009: 98290
  • Median Salary 2010: 101345
  • Total Employed 2006:
  • Total Employed 2007:
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Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86450
  • Median Salary 2007: 90460
  • Median Salary 2008: 94760
  • Median Salary 2009: 97380
  • Median Salary 2010: 96030
  • Total Employed 2006: 4040
  • Total Employed 2007: 4720
  • Total Employed 2008: 6010
  • Total Employed 2009: 5430
  • Total Employed 2010: 4890

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67720
  • Median Salary 2007: 66250
  • Median Salary 2008: 74480
  • Median Salary 2009: 76270
  • Median Salary 2010: 80450
  • Total Employed 2006: 4270
  • Total Employed 2007: 5100
  • Total Employed 2008: 5690
  • Total Employed 2009: 6720
  • Total Employed 2010: 5760

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83920
  • Median Salary 2007: 84230
  • Median Salary 2008: 88810
  • Median Salary 2009: 88320
  • Median Salary 2010: 91220
  • Total Employed 2006: 3870
  • Total Employed 2007: 4010
  • Total Employed 2008: 4460
  • Total Employed 2009: 4040
  • Total Employed 2010: 5050

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75080
  • Median Salary 2007: 90220
  • Median Salary 2008: 97320
  • Median Salary 2009: 104420
  • Median Salary 2010: 110920
  • Total Employed 2006: 55
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78540
  • Median Salary 2007: 87410
  • Median Salary 2008: 93460
  • Median Salary 2009: 82320
  • Median Salary 2010: 78610
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Pasadena vs California Engineering Employment

Pasadena vs California Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Pasadena: 24.194% (58150)

Engineering Schools in Pasadena, California

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1. California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-6811

California Institute of Technology offers 35 engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered four certificates in engineering by CalTech, nine degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering, 11 degrees at the master's level in engineering, and 11 degrees at the doctorate level in engineering. This university, which is 17.5 miles from La Habra, is a short commute away from within Pasadena. CalTech is a 4-year research institution and it is one out of 12 institutions in Pasadena, CA offering engineering.