Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Irvine, California

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one mechanical engineering school in Irvine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Irvine, 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

Irvine Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

Irvine 6,490
California 62,460

Exactly 6,490 of the 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals employed in California, work in Irvine. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Irvine has shrunk by 22%. Overall employment in Irvine has also decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
8,310 8,770 9,040 7,980 6,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$60,348 $62,330 $64,048 $66,952 $69,488
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Irvine has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 mechanical engineering professionals in Irvine reportedly earned an average salary of $69,488 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Irvine was $60,348 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Irvine is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Irvine

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Irvine mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $67,336. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,968 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Irvine

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Industrial Design

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Irvine


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Irvine


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Irvine's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 160 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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