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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Oregon

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Oregon. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering training in Oregon, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Oregon Institute of Technology

    3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601-8801

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Oregon 6,160
National 549,180

Approximately 1% of the country's mechanical engineering professionals work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Oregon

5,880 6,490 6,420 6,610 6,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, mechanical engineering is a growing field. 280 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has grown by 5% in Oregon. This growth is faster than the national trend for mechanical engineering professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of mechanical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$57,784 $61,978 $63,416 $65,128 $64,342
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are increasing in Oregon. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $57,784 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,342 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Oregon

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Thus, there was a 10% 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 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Oregon

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Oregon, 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 Oregon


As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006, 254 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 257 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 1%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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