Mechanical Engineering Schools In West Virginia

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited mechanical engineering schools in West Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the state of West Virginia, which encompasses 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


Schools

  1. Bluefield State College

    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

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  2. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

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  3. James Rumsey Technical Institute

    3274 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403-0259

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  4. Monongalia County Technical Education Center

    1000 Mississippi Street, Morgantown, West Virginia 26501

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  5. Potomac State College of West Virginia University

    101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

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  6. West Virginia University Institute of Technology

    405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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  7. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  8. Bridgemont Community and Technical College

    619 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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  9. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

    400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

West Virginia 1,760
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In West Virginia

1,630 1,760 1,740 1,760 1,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in West Virginia. 130 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has grown by 8%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of mechanical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$51,736 $54,196 $56,984 $58,576 $60,344
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mechanical engineering professionals are increasing. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $51,736 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,344 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$32,066
25th percentile
$44,972
50th percentile
$59,556
75th percentile
$74,732
90th percentile
$89,986

Thus, there was a 14% growth in mechanical engineering professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earning 181% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Civil Engineering
$48,317
Drafting
$40,297
Electrical Engineering
$68,315
Industrial Design
$68,560
Mechanical Engineering
$60,344

In West Virginia, mechanical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
5
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total12

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited mechanical engineering schools in West Virginia state is also increasing. In West Virginia, there were 171 graduates in 2006. And there were 203 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia by 19%. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a associate's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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