Mechanical Engineering Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 12 accredited mechanical engineering schools where mechanical engineering faculty who teach mechanical engineering classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering training in Connecticut, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  5. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  6. Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc

    275 Windsor St, Hartford, Connecticut 06120

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  7. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  8. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  9. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  10. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  11. United States Coast Guard Academy

    15 Mohegan Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320-4195

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  12. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Connecticut 10,670
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Connecticut

10,860 10,340 10,540 10,580 10,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of mechanical engineering is shrinking. There were 190 less mechanical engineering professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for mechanical engineering professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of mechanical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$59,722 $61,232 $64,792 $66,150 $67,562
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Connecticut. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $59,722 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $67,562 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$45,452
25th percentile
$53,938
50th percentile
$67,106
75th percentile
$81,140
90th percentile
$92,276

Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 103% pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Civil Engineering
$65,950
Drafting
$53,608
Electrical Engineering
$70,785
Industrial Design
$53,580
Mechanical Engineering
$67,562
Physics
$124,340

In Connecticut, mechanical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
9
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total24

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 295 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 256 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 13%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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