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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Schenectady, New York

The city of Schenectady has 2 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 Schenectady, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Schenectady Vs. New York Mechanical Engineering Employment

Schenectady 1,560
New York 19,130

Exactly 1,560 of the 19,130 mechanical engineering professionals employed in New York, work in Schenectady. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Schenectady has shrunk by 14%. As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Schenectady has decreased, overall employment in Schenectady has increased.

Schenectady Vs. New York Mechanical Engineering employment growth

20,250 19,430 21,420 20,170 19,130
1,820 1,330 1,690 1,580 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Schenectady

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Schenectady

$57,842 $62,655 $62,714 $61,406 $63,440
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Schenectady
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Schenectady

In Schenectady, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Schenectady mechanical engineering professionals made $63,440 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Schenectady made an average salary of $57,842 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Schenectady.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Schenectady

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

Schenectady mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $61,598. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,702 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Schenectady

Civil Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Schenectady 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 Schenectady


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Schenectady


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Schenectady's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Schenectady


In 2010 approximately 37 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Schenectady, New York

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