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Mechanical Engineering Schools In North Dakota

North Dakota has 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools 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 North Dakota, and the future trends in mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. North Dakota State University-Main Campus

    1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

North Dakota 700
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In North Dakota

940 980 970 960 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, mechanical engineering is a shrinking field. There were 240 less mechanical engineering professionals working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% decline 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 North Dakota

$37,642 $50,038 $52,550 $53,388 $53,396
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in North Dakota. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $37,642 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,396 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in North Dakota

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Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 30% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In North Dakota state, within the field of mechanical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mechanical engineering professionals earn 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

In North Dakota, mechanical engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is decreasing in North Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools in North Dakota state is decreasing. In North Dakota, there were 153 graduates in 2006. And there were 58 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 62% decrease in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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