FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Mechanical Engineering Schools In Idaho

Idaho has 7 accredited mechanical engineering schools where mechanical engineering faculty who teach mechanical engineering classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering training in Idaho, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Lewis-Clark State College

    500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Idaho 2,730
National 549,180

Approximately 1% of the country's mechanical engineering professionals work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Idaho

2,400 2,580 3,370 4,080 2,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mechanical Engineering is a growing field in Idaho. 330 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in Idaho in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% growth in the field. 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 Idaho

$36,636 $56,092 $60,442 $61,472 $66,095
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Idaho, as the number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mechanical engineering professionals are increasing. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $36,636 per year, and in 2010 they made $66,095 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Idaho

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

This represents a growth in salaries of 45%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Idaho state, within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earn 125% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Idaho

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Idaho, 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 Idaho


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Idaho is increasing. In 2006 there were 191 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Idaho and in 2010 there were 215 graduates.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. 43% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Idaho

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We currently gathering data for the number of mechanical engineering faculty, growth in the field of mechanical engineering academia and mechanical engineering faculty salaries in Idaho. If you are involved in teaching mechanical engineering courses to students at the associates degree in mechanical engineering, bachelors degree in mechanical engineering, masters degree in mechanical engineering, and doctoral degree in mechanical engineering levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future mechanical engineering faculty in Idaho. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

Career Index

Your free online education database