Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one mechanical engineering school in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of Columbia, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Mechanical Engineering Employment

Columbia 720
South Carolina 7,670

Of the 7,670 mechanical engineering professionals employed in South Carolina, 720 work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 19% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Mechanical Engineering employment growth

6,040 6,490 6,380 7,280 7,670
890 920 1,070 900 720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$50,704 $55,598 $57,126 $58,130 $59,854
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $59,854 per year was earned by mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia was $50,704 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$36,934
25th percentile
$47,574
50th percentile
$61,122
75th percentile
$71,090
90th percentile
$81,256

Mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $61,122. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,934 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 120% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Columbia

Drafting
$46,990
Civil Engineering
$51,377
Mechanical Engineering
$59,854
Electrical Engineering
$68,325

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Columbia

1

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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Columbia's mechanical engineering schools offer 3 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
73
master
9
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total86

Approximately 86 students completed mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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