Mechanical Engineer

Code: 17-2141.00

Also known as: Application Engineer, Design Engineer, Design Maintenance Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer

Description: Mechanical Engineering is a diverse field that crosses into several disciplines. They are involved in the design, development and construction of various mechanical, architectural and thermal devices. Mechanical Engineers must have a Bachelor's degree. Those who wish to focus on research should continue on to a graduate degree program. Depending on their area of business, they may be required to obtain a state license.

Mechanical Engineer

Typical wages

10% $58,410
25% $71,880
Median $90,160
75% $114,380
90% $141,060
10% $28.08
25% $34.56
Median $43.35
75% $54.99
90% $67.82

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 19,200