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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory has only one 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 Hickory, which includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Mechanical Engineering Employment

Hickory 210
North Carolina 11,440

Exactly 210 of North Carolina's 11,440 mechanical engineering professionals work in Hickory. There has been a 28% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Hickory between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Hickory has also decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Mechanical Engineering employment growth

8,530 9,730 10,180 11,140 11,440
290 370 310 160 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$53,227 $54,410 $55,630 $59,575 $53,483
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Hickory have increased. Hickory mechanical engineering professionals made $53,483 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Hickory made an average salary of $53,227 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Hickory is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Hickory

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Hickory mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,927. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,343 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,797 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Hickory

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design

Hickory mechanical engineering professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Hickory


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Hickory


There is one degree and certificate program in mechanical engineering offered by Hickory's mechanical engineering school.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Hickory


Approximately 4 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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