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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Seattle, Washington

There are 3 mechanical engineering schools in Seattle for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering education in Seattle, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Mechanical Engineering Employment

Seattle 12,600
Washington 18,880

Exactly 12,600 of Washington State's 18,880 mechanical engineering professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Seattle has grown by 220%. As the employment for mechanical engineering professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Mechanical Engineering employment growth

13,260 15,140 19,610 19,780 18,880
3,940 10,030 8,150 13,710 12,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$64,220 $70,158 $72,862 $76,072 $76,828
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,828 per year was earned by mechanical engineering professionals in Seattle. Mechanical engineering professionals in Seattle made a yearly average salary of $64,220, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Seattle

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

Seattle mechanical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,448. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,908 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $108,362 per year.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Seattle

Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Seattle 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 Seattle


There are 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in the city. Many of Seattle's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Seattle


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Seattle's mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 175 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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