Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

In Raleigh, there are 2 mechanical engineering schools where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Raleigh, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes 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


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Mechanical Engineering Employment

Raleigh 1,960
North Carolina 11,440

Exactly 1,960 of the 11,440 mechanical engineering professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Raleigh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Raleigh, there has been a 87% growth in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Raleigh has increased, overall employment in Raleigh has decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Mechanical Engineering employment growth

8,530 9,730 10,180 11,140 11,440
1,050 1,470 1,360 2,080 1,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$59,320 $59,840 $62,435 $58,322 $57,096
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

In Raleigh, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,096 per year was earned by mechanical engineering professionals in Raleigh. Mechanical engineering professionals in Raleigh made a yearly average salary of $59,320, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Raleigh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Raleigh

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Mechanical engineering professionals in Raleigh earn a median salary of $54,528 per year. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,926 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 100% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Raleigh

Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Raleigh


Many of Raleigh's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Raleigh


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Raleigh


In 2010 approximately 264 students completed mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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