Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one mechanical engineering school in Brookings. The trends in Brookings' mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Mechanical Engineering Employment

Brookings 230
South Dakota 550

Of the 550 mechanical engineering professionals employed in South Dakota, 230 work in Brookings. Between 2006 and 2010, in Brookings, there has been a 32% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. Overall employment in Brookings has also decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Mechanical Engineering employment growth

820 740 770 740 550
340 330 330 No data 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$45,443 $44,467 $43,303 No data $43,887
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Brookings has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Brookings mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,887. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Brookings was $45,443 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Brookings.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Brookings

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Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $43,510 per year in Brookings. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 68%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,393 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,133 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Brookings

Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Brookings


Many of Brookings' mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited mechanical engineering school in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Brookings


There is one degree and certificate program in mechanical engineering offered by Brookings' mechanical engineering school.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Brookings


Approximately 44 students completed mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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