Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

The city of Birmingham has only one school where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Birmingham's mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Mechanical Engineering Employment

Birmingham 160
Alabama 9,290

Exactly 160 of Alabama's 9,290 mechanical engineering professionals work in Birmingham. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Birmingham has grown by 300% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Mechanical Engineering employment growth

10,340 10,310 10,290 8,980 9,290
40 610 550 No data 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$38,130 $51,050 $50,290 No data $53,935
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 mechanical engineering professionals in Birmingham reportedly earned an average salary of $53,935 per year. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Birmingham was $38,130 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Birmingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Birmingham

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $51,190 per year in Birmingham. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,240 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 90% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

On average mechanical engineering professional salaries in Birmingham are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Birmingham


Many of Birmingham's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited mechanical engineering school in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Birmingham


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Birmingham's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Birmingham


In 2010 approximately 34 students completed mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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