Mechanical Engineering Schools In Mississippi

There are 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach mechanical engineering classes to choose from. The trends in Mississippi's mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Mississippi 1,900
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Mississippi

1,090 2,000 2,180 2,830 1,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in Mississippi. There were 810 more mechanical engineering professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has grown by 74% in Mississippi. This is faster 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 Mississippi

$54,342 $56,710 $57,180 $60,728 $60,142
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Mississippi. Mechanical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,342 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,142 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$33,838
25th percentile
$44,222
50th percentile
$60,142
75th percentile
$74,205
90th percentile
$86,218

Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Mississippi, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 155%

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Civil Engineering
$52,057
Drafting
$45,780
Electrical Engineering
$63,345
Industrial Design
$76,280
Mechanical Engineering
$60,142
Physics
$85,540

Mechanical engineering professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006 there were 94 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 112 graduates.

This represents a 19% increase in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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