Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

The city of Lexington has only one school where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of Lexington, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Mechanical Engineering Employment

Lexington 770
Kentucky 4,450

Exactly 770 of the 4,450 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Lexington. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Lexington has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Mechanical Engineering employment growth

4,880 5,120 5,210 5,240 4,450
1,030 1,260 1,320 1,310 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$49,100 $54,922 $56,506 $57,846 $54,212
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Lexington mechanical engineering professionals made $54,212 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $49,100 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Lexington

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Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $51,934 per year in Lexington. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,280 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 110% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Lexington

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Design
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Lexington


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Lexington


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 116 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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