Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 3 mechanical engineering schools in Portland. The trends in Portland'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


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Mechanical Engineering Employment

Portland 5,190
Oregon 6,160

Exactly 5,190 of the 6,160 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Portland has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Mechanical Engineering employment growth

5,880 6,490 6,420 6,610 6,160
4,780 4,850 5,270 5,320 5,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$59,780 $63,652 $65,794 $67,736 $67,298
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have also increased. Portland mechanical engineering professionals made $67,298 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Portland was $59,780 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Portland

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Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $64,954 per year in Portland. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,834 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $94,700 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Portland

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design

Mechanical engineering professional salaries in Portland are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Portland


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's mechanical engineering schools offer 5 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Portland


In 2010 approximately 95 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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