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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Santa Barbara, California

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


Professional Trends

Santa Barbara Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

Santa Barbara 750
California 62,460

Exactly 750 of California's 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals work in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Vs. California Mechanical Engineering employment growth

71,330 75,910 77,370 73,610 62,460
No data No data No data 1,100 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Barbara

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Santa Barbara

No data No data No data $69,466 $79,618
No data No data No data $45,310 $47,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Santa Barbara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Barbara

In 2010 Santa Barbara mechanical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $79,618. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Barbara.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Santa Barbara

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Santa Barbara make a median yearly salary of $78,472. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $115,248 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Santa Barbara

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

On average mechanical engineering professionals in Santa Barbara earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Barbara.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Santa Barbara


There is only one accredited mechanical engineering school in the city. Many of Santa Barbara's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Santa Barbara


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Santa Barbara


In 2010 approximately 87 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Santa Barbara, California

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