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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Stanford, California

There is only one mechanical engineering school in Stanford 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 Stanford, which includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Stanford Vs. California Mechanical Engineering Employment

Stanford 10,560
California 62,460

Exactly 10,560 of the 62,460 mechanical engineering professionals employed in California, work in Stanford. There has been a 11% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Stanford between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Stanford has also decreased.

Stanford 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: Stanford

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Stanford

$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 Stanford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Stanford

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Stanford has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Stanford mechanical engineering professionals made $81,066 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, mechanical engineering professionals in Stanford made an average salary of $72,026 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Stanford.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Stanford

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

Mechanical engineering professionals in Stanford make a median yearly salary of $79,374. 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 Stanford

Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Stanford


Many of Stanford's mechanical engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited mechanical engineering school in the city.

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Stanford


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

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Stanford


Approximately 233 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Stanford, California

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