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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In San Jose, California

Mechanical Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 2 mechanical engineering schools in San Jose. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of San Jose, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

San Jose 10,560
California 62,460

Of the 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals employed in California, 10,560 work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Jose, there has been a 11% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
11,810 11,560 11,700 11,070 10,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$72,026 $76,020 $81,006 $80,710 $81,066
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

Salaries for mechanical engineering professionals in San Jose have increased. San Jose mechanical engineering professionals made $81,066 per year, on average, in 2010. Mechanical engineering professionals in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $72,026, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in San Jose

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

Mechanical engineering professionals make a median salary of $79,374 per year in San Jose. The difference in pay between the mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,800 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $115,842 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in San Jose

Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in San Jose


There are 2 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city. Many of San Jose's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In San Jose


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 125 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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