Engineering Schools in Des Plaines, Illinois

Des Plaines has 58,720 residents. It is located in Cook county.

For Illinois residents, the average tuition for all Des Plaines engineering schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $2,408.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Des Plaines engineering schools was $9,212.00.

Books and supplies for engineering schools in Des Plaines cost an average of $1,000.00. Students have a choice of one engineering college in Des Plaines to attend. 4 students were reported to have graduated from engineering programs in Des Plaines in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Engineering Schools in Des Plaines

Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL, 60016

Programs Offered

  • Associates in General Engineering


  • Tuition (in-state): $2,408.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $9,212.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,019.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 225
  • Average aid received per student: $3,919.00

Engineering Salary in Des Plaines

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Aerospace Engineers$102,830.0080
Biomedical Engineers$68,610.00Not available
Chemical Engineers$85,950.00710
Civil Engineers$79,250.004,740
Computer Hardware Engineers$95,260.00800
Electrical Engineers$88,570.003,390
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer$88,560.003,150
Environmental Engineers$78,750.001,380
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors$85,690.001,010
Industrial Engineers$72,990.005,200
Materials Engineers$83,850.00360
Mechanical Engineers$76,810.004,990
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers$133,180.00Not available
Nuclear Engineers$110,870.00820
Petroleum Engineers$87,270.00Not available

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