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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

In Dekalb, there is only one mechanical engineering school where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering education in Dekalb, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Mechanical Engineering Employment

Dekalb 14,520
Illinois 16,210

Exactly 14,520 of the 16,210 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Illinois, work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, in Dekalb, there has been a 3% growth in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb has increased, overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Mechanical Engineering employment growth

22,860 24,730 25,310 26,810 16,210
14,140 15,450 15,550 15,950 14,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$59,252 $63,930 $66,390 $66,122 $64,836
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb have increased. In 2010 mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb reportedly earned an average salary of $64,836 per year. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb was $59,252 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb

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

Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $61,832 per year in Dekalb. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

On average mechanical engineering professionals in Dekalb earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Dekalb.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Dekalb


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Dekalb


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Dekalb's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Dekalb


Approximately 77 students completed mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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