Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Sacramento, California

In Sacramento, there are 2 mechanical engineering schools where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Sacramento, and the future trends. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Mechanical Engineering Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

Sacramento 2,870
California 62,460

Of the 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals employed in California, 2,870 work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sacramento, there has been a 22% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. Overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
3,690 4,160 3,870 3,580 2,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$60,082 $62,378 $67,232 $70,572 $72,634
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Sacramento mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,634. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Sacramento made an average salary of $60,082 per year. The growth in the salary of mechanical engineering professionals in Sacramento is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Sacramento

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Sacramento make a median yearly salary of $72,630. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Sacramento mechanical engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Sacramento


Many of Sacramento's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's mechanical engineering schools offer 3 mechanical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 79 students completed mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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