Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

There is only one mechanical engineering school in Des Plaines for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Des Plaines, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Mechanical Engineering Employment

Des Plaines 14,520
Illinois 16,210

Exactly 14,520 of Illinois' 16,210 mechanical engineering professionals work in Des Plaines. Between 2006 and 2010, in Des Plaines, there has been a 3% growth in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Des Plaines has increased, overall employment in Des Plaines has also increased.

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Mechanical Engineering employment growth

22,860 24,730 25,310 26,810 16,210
14,140 15,450 15,550 15,950 14,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Des Plaines

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$59,252 $63,930 $66,390 $66,122 $64,836
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

In Des Plaines, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Des Plaines mechanical engineering professionals made $64,836 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Des Plaines made an average salary of $59,252 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Des Plaines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Des Plaines

10th percentile
$39,230
25th percentile
$48,552
50th percentile
$61,832
75th percentile
$76,142
90th percentile
$95,198

Des Plaines mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $61,832. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Des Plaines

Drafting
$54,193
Industrial Design
$54,620
Civil Engineering
$62,520
Mechanical Engineering
$64,836
Electrical Engineering
$71,380
Physics
$132,230

On average mechanical engineering professional salaries in Des Plaines are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Des Plaines

1

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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Des Plaines

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in mechanical engineering offered by Des Plaines' mechanical engineering school.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Des Plaines

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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