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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Lexington, Virginia

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one mechanical engineering school in Lexington. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering education in Lexington, which includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Virginia Mechanical Engineering Employment

Lexington 150
Virginia 19,390

Exactly 150 of Virginia's 19,390 mechanical engineering professionals work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 12% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Lexington has decreased, overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Virginia Mechanical Engineering employment growth

15,090 19,330 19,770 19,030 19,390
170 170 190 No data 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$49,250 $57,280 $53,140 No data $61,840
$31,580 $32,660 $33,980 No data $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Lexington mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,840. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $49,250 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Lexington

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Lexington mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,995. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,770 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 98% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Lexington

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

On average mechanical engineering professional salaries in Lexington are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Lexington


There is only one accredited mechanical engineering school in the city. Many of Lexington's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Lexington


Lexington's mechanical engineering school offers one mechanical engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 35 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Virginia

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