Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

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

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


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Mechanical Engineering Employment

Durham 570
North Carolina 11,440

Of the 11,440 mechanical engineering professionals employed in North Carolina, 570 work in Durham. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Durham has grown by 43% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Mechanical Engineering employment growth

8,530 9,730 10,180 11,140 11,440
400 860 1,170 790 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$57,005 $59,360 $60,296 $59,840 $63,528
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Durham has grown, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,528 per year was earned by mechanical engineering professionals in Durham. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Durham was $57,005 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Durham

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

Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $60,558 per year in Durham. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,788 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 135% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Durham

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Durham


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Durham


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Durham


Approximately 59 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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