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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

The city of Columbia 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 Columbia, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Mechanical Engineering Employment

Columbia 30
Missouri 6,960

Exactly 30 of Missouri's 6,960 mechanical engineering professionals work in Columbia. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 70% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Mechanical Engineering employment growth

6,840 5,690 8,720 8,800 6,960
100 No data No data No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$53,865 $65,200 $65,950 $73,080 $70,630
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 Columbia mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,630. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $53,865 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Columbia

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

Columbia mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $68,910. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,550 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 263% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Columbia

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Columbia 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 Columbia


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Columbia


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 101 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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