Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 3 schools where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Pittsburgh's mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering Employment

Pittsburgh 4,610
Pennsylvania 20,800

Exactly 4,610 of the 20,800 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering employment growth

20,390 19,290 18,930 19,640 20,800
4,690 4,790 4,070 5,090 4,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$58,534 $58,692 $59,638 $62,130 $62,606
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Pittsburgh mechanical engineering professionals made $62,606 per year, on average, in 2010. Mechanical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $58,534, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$38,880
25th percentile
$47,054
50th percentile
$60,598
75th percentile
$76,884
90th percentile
$92,480

Pittsburgh mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,598. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,880 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Drafting
$47,600
Civil Engineering
$54,760
Industrial Design
$55,640
Mechanical Engineering
$62,606
Electrical Engineering
$69,145
Physics
$97,530

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Pittsburgh

3

There are 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total7

Pittsburgh's mechanical engineering schools offer 7 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
185
master
78
doctor
21
Certificate
0
Total284

In 2010 approximately 284 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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