Mechanical Engineering Schools In Minnesota

There are 7 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach mechanical engineering classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering training in Minnesota, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Rochester Community and Technical College

    851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-4999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Dunwoody College of Technology

    818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1192

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Minnesota 12,250
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Minnesota

12,070 14,230 13,970 12,440 12,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of mechanical engineering is growing. In 2010 there were 180 more mechanical engineering professionals working in Minnesota than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has grown by 1%. This is slower than the trend for mechanical engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$53,860 $60,450 $62,874 $63,418 $64,618
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Minnesota. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $53,860 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,618 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$42,984
25th percentile
$51,200
50th percentile
$62,460
75th percentile
$76,684
90th percentile
$91,288

This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 112% pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering in Minnesota.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Civil Engineering
$60,400
Drafting
$49,540
Electrical Engineering
$69,490
Industrial Design
$53,040
Mechanical Engineering
$64,618
Physics
$152,450

Mechanical engineering professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Minnesota

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total11

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 353 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Minnesota and in 2010 there were 431 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 22%. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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