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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Berkeley, California

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one mechanical engineering school in Berkeley. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Berkeley, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

Berkeley 5,030
California 62,460

Exactly 5,030 of California's 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals work in Berkeley. Between 2006 and 2010, in Berkeley, there has been a 15% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. Overall employment in Berkeley has increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
5,900 6,250 6,390 5,650 5,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$72,640 $75,980 $75,806 $75,996 $78,358
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Berkeley have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $78,358 per year was earned by mechanical engineering professionals in Berkeley. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Berkeley was $72,640 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Berkeley is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Berkeley

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Berkeley mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $75,538. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,116 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $116,854 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Berkeley mechanical engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Berkeley


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Berkeley


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Berkeley


Approximately 276 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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