Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

There is only one mechanical engineering school in Lafayette for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Lafayette, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Mechanical Engineering Employment

Lafayette 540
Louisiana 8,650

Exactly 540 of the 8,650 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette has shrunk by 33% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette has decreased, overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Mechanical Engineering employment growth

6,730 6,710 9,040 9,480 8,650
810 860 740 730 540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$43,428 $46,713 $51,890 $64,136 $66,095
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $66,095 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette was $43,428 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$37,905
25th percentile
$48,260
50th percentile
$64,545
75th percentile
$83,128
90th percentile
$99,770

Lafayette mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $64,545. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 163%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,905 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Drafting
$41,320
Electrical Engineering
$58,340
Mechanical Engineering
$66,095
Civil Engineering
$68,147

On average mechanical engineering professionals in Lafayette earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Lafayette.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Lafayette

1

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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Lafayette's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
31
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total38

Approximately 38 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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