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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Montana

Montana has is only one accredited mechanical engineering school where mechanical engineering faculty who teach mechanical engineering classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Montana, and the future trends in mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Montana 1,050
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Montana

910 940 1,110 980 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in Montana. There were 140 more mechanical engineering professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has grown by 15% in Montana. This growth is faster than the change in the number of mechanical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$54,582 $52,230 $52,930 $52,554 $56,528
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Montana. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $54,582 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,528 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Montana

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25th percentile
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Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 170% pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering in Montana.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Montana

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Montana, mechanical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited mechanical engineering school in Montana is decreasing. In 2006, 83 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in Montana. And in 2010, 81 students graduated.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Montana. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Montana

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