Mechanical Engineering Schools In Washington DC

Washington DC has 4 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 Washington DC, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Washington DC 3,920
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Washington DC

2,920 3,020 3,010 3,690 3,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, mechanical engineering is a growing field. 1,000 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has grown by 34% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of mechanical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$89,120 $90,417 $84,172 $95,180 $96,530
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Washington DC. Mechanical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $89,120 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $96,530 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$53,413
25th percentile
$75,903
50th percentile
$100,200
75th percentile
$118,030
90th percentile
$133,500

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 150%

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Civil Engineering
$62,123
Drafting
$53,050
Electrical Engineering
$84,840
Mechanical Engineering
$96,530
Physics
$121,650

In Washington DC, 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 Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total10

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Washington DC state is also increasing. In 2006, 50 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 77 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 54%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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