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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Delaware

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Delaware. The trends in Delaware's mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Delaware 960
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Delaware

710 700 790 830 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in Delaware. In 2010 there were 250 more mechanical engineering professionals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has grown by 35%. This growth is faster than the national trend for mechanical engineering professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of mechanical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$66,773 $63,388 $66,698 $74,152 $69,480
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are increasing in Delaware. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $66,773 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,480 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Delaware

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25th percentile
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This represents a 4% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Delaware, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 145%

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Delaware

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

In Delaware, mechanical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Delaware is increasing. In Delaware, there were 96 graduates in 2006. And there were 101 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a associate's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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