Mechanical Engineering Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 38 accredited mechanical engineering schools where mechanical engineering faculty who teach mechanical engineering classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the state of Pennsylvania, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  2. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  4. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  6. Grove City College

    100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104

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  7. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  8. Lafayette College

    High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768

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  9. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  10. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  12. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  13. Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

    800 Manchester Ave, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-4098

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  14. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

    5091 Station Rd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16563-0002

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  15. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington

    3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765

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  16. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

    147 Shenango Ave, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146-1537

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  17. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

    3000 Ivyside Pk, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601-3777

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  18. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

    Tulpehocken Rd, Reading, Pennsylvania 19610-1016

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  19. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

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  20. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois

    One College Place, Dubois, Pennsylvania 15801-2597

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  21. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton

    76 University Drive, Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18202-8025

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  22. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York

    1031 Edgecomb Ave, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3326

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

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  26. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

    450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  27. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  29. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  30. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  31. Schuylkill Technology Center

    101 Technology Dr, Frackville, Pennsylvania 17931

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  32. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  34. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  35. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  37. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  38. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Pennsylvania 20,800
National 549,180

Approximately 4% of the country's mechanical engineering professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Pennsylvania

20,390 19,290 18,930 19,640 20,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in Pennsylvania. There were 410 more mechanical engineering professionals working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. 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 Pennsylvania

$58,370 $60,676 $62,906 $65,166 $65,584
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $58,370 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,584 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$37,566
25th percentile
$48,772
50th percentile
$63,804
75th percentile
$81,644
90th percentile
$97,602

Thus, there was a 11% growth in mechanical engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earning 160% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Pennsylvania state.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Civil Engineering
$55,800
Drafting
$48,732
Electrical Engineering
$68,765
Industrial Design
$59,920
Mechanical Engineering
$65,584
Physics
$102,430

In Pennsylvania, mechanical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
20
bachelor
24
master
11
doctor
6
Certificate
5
Total66

The number of students graduating from the 38 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 1,447 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,634 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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