Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Wichita, Kansas

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 2 mechanical engineering schools in Wichita. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering education in Wichita, which 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wichita Vs. Kansas Mechanical Engineering Employment

Wichita 1,090
Kansas 5,050

Exactly 1,090 of Kansas' 5,050 mechanical engineering professionals work in Wichita. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita has shrunk by 33% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita has decreased, overall employment in Wichita has increased.

Wichita Vs. Kansas Mechanical Engineering employment growth

4,810 5,460 5,380 6,180 5,050
1,620 2,270 2,270 1,360 1,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Wichita

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Wichita

$53,672 $59,418 $61,740 $67,088 $66,222
$35,760 $36,710 $38,350 $39,110 $39,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Wichita
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wichita

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,222 per year was earned by mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita was $53,672 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wichita.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita

10th percentile
$42,336
25th percentile
$51,722
50th percentile
$66,606
75th percentile
$79,278
90th percentile
$92,430

Mechanical engineering professionals in Wichita earn a median salary of $66,606 per year. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,336 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,430 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Wichita

Civil Engineering
$44,823
Drafting
$45,243
Industrial Design
$56,120
Electrical Engineering
$62,820
Mechanical Engineering
$66,222

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Wichita

2

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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Wichita

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Wichita's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Wichita

associate
0
bachelor
62
master
18
doctor
3
Certificate
44
Total127

Approximately 127 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Wichita, Kansas

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