Salt Lake City, UT (population: 184,856) has three engineering schools within its city limits. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in the city with an engineering program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah. To learn more about engineering programs in Salt Lake City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at University of Utah such as Steve Blair, Paul Borgmeier, Gale Bruce, Steve Burian, Doug Christensen, and Greg Clark.
Engineering students from Salt Lake City schools who go on to become engineers, audio engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Aerospace engineers make on average $96,270 per year and there are about 70,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Salt Lake City area alone, there are ** employed aerospace engineers earning an average salary of $92,110. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $69,740/yr and there are 12,620 employed.
Salt Lake City lies in Salt Lake county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Salt Lake City area has 609,730 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.97/hr average worker wage, and a $41,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 20.694 out of every 1000 jobs in Salt Lake City are held by architecture and engineering employees, and **/1000 are held by aerospace engineers.
Of the 3 engineering schools in Salt Lake City, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westminster College comes out as the most expensive ($18,841/yr) for engineering students, with Salt Lake Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,987/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Salt Lake City|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||7.5 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||15.4 miles|