Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has four civil engineering schools within its city limits. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in the city with a civil engineering program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Civil Engineering students from Baltimore schools who go on to become civil engineers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 259,320 people working as civil engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $81,180. Also, Civil engineering technicians make on average $47,420 per year and there are about 82,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,400 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $51,390. Civil engineers in this area earn $80,190/yr and there are 3,440 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.730 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by civil engineers, and 1.114/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
Of the 4 civil engineering schools in Baltimore, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr) for civil engineering students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|