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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Roanoke, Virginia

In Roanoke, there is only one mechanical engineering school where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering education in Roanoke, which includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Mechanical Engineering Employment

Roanoke 430
Virginia 19,390

Of the 19,390 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Virginia, 430 work in Roanoke. The number of mechanical engineering professionals in Roanoke has shrunk by 26% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Roanoke has decreased, overall employment in Roanoke has increased.

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Mechanical Engineering employment growth

15,090 19,330 19,770 19,030 19,390
580 510 370 400 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Roanoke

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Roanoke

$48,897 $53,127 $57,858 $53,182 $52,866
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Roanoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Roanoke

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Roanoke have increased. Roanoke mechanical engineering professionals made $52,866 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Roanoke was $48,897 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Roanoke.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Roanoke

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Roanoke make a median yearly salary of $52,288. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,596 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 132% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Roanoke

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Mechanical engineering professional salaries in Roanoke are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Roanoke


Many of Roanoke's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited mechanical engineering school in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Roanoke


Roanoke's mechanical engineering school offers one mechanical engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Roanoke


Approximately 12 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Roanoke, Virginia

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