Mechanical Engineering in Maine

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Schools Offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Maine


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Maine receive mechanical engineering degrees every year. Thus, Maine's 3 mechanical engineering schools put out approximately 92 mechanical engineers each year.

Top Schools

University of Maine, which is located in Orono, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a mechanical engineering program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 65 students graduated from University of Maine's mechanical engineering program. Tuition at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.

University of Southern Maine, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a mechanical engineering program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 9 students graduated from University of Southern Maine mechanical engineering program. The tuition rate at University of Southern Maine was $8,538 per year.

The third-ranked school in Maine with a mechanical engineering program is Central Maine Community College, which is located in Auburn. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. In 2010, Central Maine Community College graduated 18 students from its mechanical engineering programs. The tuition rate at Central Maine Community College was $3,510 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's mechanical engineering schools ranges from $10,142 per year to $3,510 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,397 per year. In 2010, the following Maine mechanical engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year

The mechanical engineering schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year

A mechanical engineering degree from a Maine school... what next?

A large number of Maine mechanical engineering graduates become mechanical engineers. In 2010, there were 820 mechanical engineers working in Maine. The Maine counties with the largest populations of mechanical engineers are:

  1. Cumberland County - 510 mechanical engineers
  2. Androscoggin County - 70 mechanical engineers
  3. Penobscot County - 30 mechanical engineers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Maine will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 670 mechanical engineers working in Maine.

Salary

On average, mechanical engineers earn $77,800 per year. In 2010, however, some Maine mechanical engineers earned as little as less than $39,590 per year or as much as more than $125,420 per year. On average a mechanical engineer earns the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Cumberland County - $79,165 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $64,510 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $63,140 per year

On average, mechanical engineers earns the least in the following Maine counties:

  1. Aroostook County - $61,170 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $63,140 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $64,510 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in mechanical engineering. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as civil engineering or mechanical engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Maine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Maine
  • Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,192 miles from location University of Maine Orono ME 66.3523 36% 11,894
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,253 miles from location Central Maine Community College Auburn ME 15.4242 n/a 2,720
 

Curious what studying Mechanical Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maine

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mechanical Drafters + 850 $52,550 25.0%
2
Mechanical Engineers + 820 $77,800 34.4%
3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 670 $74,590 6.3%
4
Engineers, All Other + 350 $85,590 -23.9%
5
Mechanical Engineering Technicians + 150 $55,850 200.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are mechanical engineering related jobs in Maine