Mechanical Engineering Schools
In San Diego, California

The city of San Diego has 2 schools where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of San Diego, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

San Diego 7,680
California 62,460

Exactly 7,680 of the 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals employed in California, work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Diego, there has been a 12% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. Overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
8,770 9,450 9,210 8,900 7,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$63,084 $63,548 $65,256 $67,656 $69,594
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in San Diego have increased. San Diego mechanical engineering professionals made $69,594 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in San Diego was $63,084 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in San Diego

10th percentile
$42,528
25th percentile
$53,246
50th percentile
$68,798
75th percentile
$84,320
90th percentile
$100,636

Mechanical engineering professionals in San Diego earn a median salary of $68,798 per year. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,528 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 137% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in San Diego

Drafting
$50,815
Industrial Design
$60,340
Civil Engineering
$67,270
Mechanical Engineering
$69,594
Electrical Engineering
$81,540
Physics
$110,080

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in San Diego

2

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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In San Diego

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by San Diego's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In San Diego

associate
0
bachelor
92
master
14
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total106

In 2010 approximately 106 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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