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Total Workforce
248,403
Average Age
42.2
Estimated Job Growth
5.3%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$84,106
Average Male Salary
$84,719
Average Female Salary
$78,139

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Mechanical engineers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Mechanical engineers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Mechanical engineers, by average wage, is Petroleum refining. Mechanical engineers are paid most in Lakeside, Winter Gardens & Ramona PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Mechanical engineers in the US. The average age of male Mechanical engineers in the workforce is 42.6 and of female Mechanical engineers is 39.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Mechanical engineers is White.

Gender Composition

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Mechanical engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Mechanical engineers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Mechanical engineers hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Mechanical engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mechanical engineers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Mechanical engineers need more than the average amount of Technology Design, Programming, and Installation.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Mechanical engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Mechanical engineers are expected to see a growth of 5.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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