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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Nevada

In Nevada, there are 4 accredited schools where mechanical engineering classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the state of Nevada, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Nevada 2,360
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Nevada

2,500 3,080 2,360 2,450 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, mechanical engineering is a shrinking field. 140 less mechanical engineering professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has shrunk by 6% in Nevada. This decline 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 Nevada

$56,258 $59,682 $63,132 $66,022 $67,256
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in Nevada. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $56,258 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $67,256 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Nevada

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

Thus, there was a 16% growth in mechanical engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earning 137% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Nevada

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Nevada state is increasing. In Nevada, there were 106 graduates in 2006. And there were 116 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 9% percent increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. 25% of these graduates received an associate's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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