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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Georgia

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Georgia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the state of Georgia, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Augusta Technical College

    3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

    225 North Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530

    36 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Southern Polytechnic State University

    1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Georgia 9,140
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Georgia

9,320 10,900 10,260 10,020 9,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of mechanical engineering is shrinking. In 2010 there were 180 less mechanical engineering professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Georgia

$55,084 $56,728 $58,652 $60,086 $62,190
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Georgia. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $55,084 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,190 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Georgia

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

Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Georgia, 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 152%

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Georgia

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Georgia, mechanical engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Georgia is increasing. In Georgia, there were 540 graduates in 2006. And there were 673 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 25% percent increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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