FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Chester, Virginia

In Chester, there is only one mechanical engineering 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 Chester, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Mechanical Engineering Employment

Chester 1,630
Virginia 19,390

Exactly 1,630 of the 19,390 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Virginia, work in Chester. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Chester has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Mechanical Engineering employment growth

15,090 19,330 19,770 19,030 19,390
1,420 1,690 1,880 1,800 1,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$61,733 $61,506 $61,086 $62,202 $64,530
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Chester have increased. In 2010 mechanical engineering professionals in Chester reportedly earned an average salary of $64,530 per year. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Chester was $61,733 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Chester

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

Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $63,298 per year in Chester. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,146 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,266 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Chester

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design

Chester 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 Chester


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Chester


Chester's mechanical engineering school offers one mechanical engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Chester


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of mechanical engineering faculty in Chester, growth in the field of mechanical engineering academia and faculty salaries in Chester. Please enter your information in the form below if you are involved in teaching mechanical engineering courses to students at the associates degree in mechanical engineering level. This will help us build a valuable free database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of mechanical engineering in Chester. All information you submit will be anonymous. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


Career Index

Your free online education database