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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

The city of Boulder has only one school 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 Boulder, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boulder Vs. Colorado Mechanical Engineering Employment

Boulder 1,250
Colorado 9,560

Exactly 1,250 of Colorado's 9,560 mechanical engineering professionals work in Boulder. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boulder, there has been a 8% growth in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Boulder has increased, overall employment in Boulder has decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Mechanical Engineering employment growth

7,200 8,260 10,390 10,160 9,560
1,160 1,320 1,630 1,370 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

$59,312 $69,578 $74,626 $77,524 $74,258
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

In Boulder, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Boulder mechanical engineering professionals made $74,258 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Boulder was $59,312 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Boulder is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Boulder

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Boulder make a median yearly salary of $74,630. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 176% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Boulder

Civil Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Boulder 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 Boulder


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Boulder


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Boulder


In 2010 approximately 192 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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