Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Altoona, Pennsylvania

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one mechanical engineering school in Altoona. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Altoona, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Altoona Vs. Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering Employment

Altoona 50
Pennsylvania 20,800

Exactly 50 of Pennsylvania's 20,800 mechanical engineering professionals work in Altoona. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Altoona has shrunk by 67% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Altoona has decreased, overall employment in Altoona has increased.

Altoona Vs. Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering employment growth

20,390 19,290 18,930 19,640 20,800
150 80 80 70 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Altoona

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Altoona

$48,167 $67,580 $69,930 $69,660 $66,560
$31,080 $31,850 $32,980 $33,340 $34,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Altoona
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Altoona

In Altoona, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Altoona mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,560. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Altoona was $48,167 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Altoona.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Altoona

10th percentile
$53,610
25th percentile
$57,470
50th percentile
$64,640
75th percentile
$75,780
90th percentile
$85,060

Mechanical engineering professionals in Altoona make a median yearly salary of $64,640. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 59%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $53,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,060 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Altoona

Drafting
$41,140
Civil Engineering
$51,983
Mechanical Engineering
$66,560

On average mechanical engineering professionals in Altoona earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Altoona.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Altoona

1

There is only one accredited mechanical engineering school in the city. Many of Altoona's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Altoona

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in mechanical engineering offered by Altoona's mechanical engineering school.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Altoona

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

In 2010 approximately 8 students completed mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Altoona, Pennsylvania

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