Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

There is only one mechanical engineering school in Ruston for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Ruston, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the mechanical engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Mechanical Engineering Employment

Ruston 40
Louisiana 8,650

Of the 8,650 mechanical engineering professionals employed in Louisiana, 40 work in Ruston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Ruston has shrunk by 50%. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Ruston has decreased, overall employment in Ruston has also decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Mechanical Engineering employment growth

6,730 6,710 9,040 9,480 8,650
80 40 30 No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$52,725 $50,485 $63,810 No data $70,015
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in Ruston have increased. In 2010 Ruston mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,015. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for mechanical engineering professionals in Ruston was $52,725 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ruston.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Ruston

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

Ruston mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $64,415. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Ruston

Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Ruston


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Ruston


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Ruston


In 2010 approximately 54 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

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