Mechanical Engineering Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 7 accredited schools where mechanical engineering classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the state of Alabama, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Alabama 9,290
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Alabama

10,340 10,310 10,290 8,980 9,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is shrinking in Alabama. In Alabama, 1,050 less mechanical engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 10%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of mechanical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$60,490 $63,298 $64,384 $65,142 $64,944
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Alabama. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $60,490 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,944 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$36,866
25th percentile
$47,876
50th percentile
$62,706
75th percentile
$81,508
90th percentile
$98,772

Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earn 168% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Alabama

Civil Engineering
$52,660
Drafting
$47,705
Electrical Engineering
$69,280
Industrial Design
$58,860
Mechanical Engineering
$64,944
Physics
$101,980

Mechanical engineering professionals in Alabama earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total16

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006 there were 330 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 430 graduates.

This represents a 30% increase in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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