Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Tempe, Arizona

The city of Tempe has only one school where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Tempe, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Mechanical Engineering Employment

Tempe 5,480
Arizona 8,680

Of the 8,680 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Arizona, 5,480 work in Tempe. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe has shrunk by 12%. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe has decreased, overall employment in Tempe has increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Mechanical Engineering employment growth

11,190 11,490 11,690 10,650 8,680
6,220 8,180 8,540 7,980 5,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

$56,452 $59,330 $62,184 $63,374 $65,626
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe have increased. In 2010 Tempe mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,626. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe made an average salary of $56,452 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe

10th percentile
$37,636
25th percentile
$49,502
50th percentile
$63,870
75th percentile
$81,568
90th percentile
$97,812

Mechanical engineering professionals in Tempe make a median yearly salary of $63,870. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,636 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,812 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Tempe

Drafting
$51,463
Industrial Design
$58,730
Civil Engineering
$63,833
Mechanical Engineering
$65,626
Electrical Engineering
$73,500
Physics
$86,570

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Tempe

1

There is only one accredited mechanical engineering school in the city. Many of Tempe's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Tempe

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Tempe

associate
0
bachelor
147
master
27
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total182

Approximately 182 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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