Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Los Angeles, California

There are 4 mechanical engineering schools in Los Angeles for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of Los Angeles, which encompasses 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

Los Angeles 15,950
California 62,460

Exactly 15,950 of California's 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk by 7%. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Los Angeles has decreased, overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
17,200 19,740 21,160 21,300 15,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$64,146 $67,074 $71,180 $72,490 $73,108
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Los Angeles mechanical engineering professionals made $73,108 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Los Angeles was $64,146 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
$41,536
25th percentile
$54,058
50th percentile
$70,640
75th percentile
$89,340
90th percentile
$109,424

Mechanical engineering professionals in Los Angeles earn a median salary of $70,640 per year. 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 $41,536 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $109,424 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Drafting
$54,713
Industrial Design
$63,160
Civil Engineering
$69,653
Mechanical Engineering
$73,108
Electrical Engineering
$78,425
Physics
$87,950

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Los Angeles

4

Many of Los Angeles' mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Los Angeles

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total11

Los Angeles' mechanical engineering schools offer 11 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Los Angeles

associate
0
bachelor
215
master
185
doctor
22
Certificate
1
Total423

In 2010 approximately 423 students completed mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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