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Engineering Schools in Torrance, California

There are 30 schools conveniently located near Torrance, CA offering engineering programs. 5,644 students graduated with degrees from Torrance engineering schools in 2010. 2,959 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 2,204 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,382 students graduate from engineering programs in Torrance per year. This accounts for 39% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from engineering programs. More specifically, 51 students graduated with engineering certificates, 81 with an associate's level degree, 2,959 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 2,204 with a degree at the master's level, and 349 with a degree at the doctorate level.

30 engineering schools are in Torrance. And of these, while 22 schools are public, eight schools are private. Tuition at a private engineering school varies from $14,625 to $40,450, while tuition at a public engineering school varies from $4,807 to $11,232.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $16,898. While the lowest tuition in Torrance, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $40,450 per year, is at Scripps College.

Torrance engineering schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Engineering Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Torrance, California

On average, 5,382 students graduate from engineering programs in Torrance per year. This accounts for 39% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from engineering programs. More specifically, 51 students graduated with engineering certificates, 81 with an associate's level degree, 2,959 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 2,204 with a degree at the master's level, and 349 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Engineering Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Torrance, California

  • Certificate 2006: 22
  • Certificate 2007: 25
  • Certificate 2008: 30
  • Certificate 2009: 27
  • Certificate 2010: 51
  • Associate 2006: 31
  • Associate 2007: 42
  • Associate 2008: 52
  • Associate 2009: 67
  • Associate 2010: 81
  • Bachelor 2006: 2580
  • Bachelor 2007: 2675
  • Bachelor 2008: 2795
  • Bachelor 2009: 2931
  • Bachelor 2010: 2959
  • Master 2006: 1757
  • Master 2007: 1753
  • Master 2008: 1897
  • Master 2009: 2001
  • Master 2010: 2204
  • Doctorate 2006: 327
  • Doctorate 2007: 349
  • Doctorate 2008: 346
  • Doctorate 2009: 358
  • Doctorate 2010: 349

Engineering Program Availability in Torrance, California

Schools in Torrance offer a total of 231 engineering programs. Of these programs, close to 32% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Torrance, California

  • Certificate: 34
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 75
  • Master: 72
  • Doctorate: 35

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

Torrance vs California Engineering Employment

Torrance vs California Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Torrance: 24.194% (58150)

Engineering Schools in Torrance, California

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1. The El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 532-3670

The El Camino Community College District, which is 46.3 miles from neighboring Dana Point, is just a short commute away from within Torrance. This college offers two programs in engineering. Out of those, it offers students one engineering certificate and one associate's level engineering degree. This college is the largest institution offering engineering programs in Torrance, CA.