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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Louisiana

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Louisiana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Louisiana 8,650
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Louisiana

6,730 6,710 9,040 9,480 8,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, mechanical engineering is a growing field. 1,920 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 29% growth in the field. 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 Louisiana

$52,428 $55,518 $59,292 $63,528 $67,726
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Louisiana. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $52,428 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,726 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Louisiana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 23%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earning 162% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Louisiana state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 287 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 226 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent decrease in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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