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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Rochester, New York

In Rochester, there are 3 mechanical engineering schools 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 Rochester, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Mechanical Engineering Employment

Rochester 2,610
New York 19,130

Exactly 2,610 of New York's 19,130 mechanical engineering professionals work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Rochester has shrunk by 15%. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Mechanical Engineering employment growth

20,250 19,430 21,420 20,170 19,130
3,060 2,880 2,860 2,510 2,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$56,240 $57,636 $57,352 $57,514 $61,070
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Rochester has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Rochester mechanical engineering professionals made $61,070 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Rochester was $56,240 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Rochester

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $59,694 per year. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 107%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,928 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,742 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Rochester

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

On average mechanical engineering professional salaries in Rochester are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's mechanical engineering schools offer 10 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Rochester


In 2010 approximately 335 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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