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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Kansas

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Kansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering training in Kansas, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. AIB International

    1213 Bakers Way, Manhattan, Kansas 66502

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Wichita Area Technical College

    4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100, Wichita, Kansas 67226

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Kansas 5,050
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Kansas

4,810 5,460 5,380 6,180 5,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in Kansas. 240 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has grown by 5% in Kansas. This is faster than the trend for mechanical engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$55,114 $60,208 $61,168 $63,538 $62,794
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $55,114 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,794 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Kansas

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Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kansas state, within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Kansas

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Kansas, mechanical engineering professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Kansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 305 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 327 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 7%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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