Mechanical Engineering in Nevada

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Schools Offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Nevada


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Nevada receive mechanical engineering degrees every year. That means an estimated 116 mechanical engineers graduate from Nevada's 4 mechanical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a mechanical engineering program. It is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated 53 students from its mechanical engineering program. University of Nevada-Las Vegas charged in-state students $5,808 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada that has a mechanical engineering program is University of Nevada-Reno. University of Nevada-Reno, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Reno. In 2010, 58 students graduated from University of Nevada-Reno mechanical engineering program. Tuition at University of Nevada-Reno was $5,561 per year.

The third-ranked school in Nevada that has a mechanical engineering program is Truckee Meadows Community College. Truckee Meadows Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Reno. In 2010, Truckee Meadows Community College graduated 2 students from its mechanical engineering programs. Tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College was $2,243 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Nevada's mechanical engineering schools ranges from $5,808 per year to $2,243 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,964 per year. The Nevada mechanical engineering schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  3. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

The following Nevada mechanical engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

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

The highest percentage of mechanical engineering graduates in Nevada pursue careers as a mechanical engineer. If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 760 Nevada mechanical engineers as of 2010. In Nevada, the largest numbers of mechanical engineers work in the following counties:

  1. Pinal County - 140 mechanical engineers
  2. Carson City County - 60 mechanical engineers
  3. Elko County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Nevada will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 960 mechanical engineers working in Nevada.

Salary

On average, a mechanical engineer earns a salary of $78,950 per year in Nevada state. However, Nevada mechanical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $35,980 per year to more than $133,010 per year in 2010. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a mechanical engineer are:

  1. Elko County - $87,180 per year
  2. Pinal County - $83,950 per year
  3. Clark County - $81,370 per year

The Nevada counties with the lowest average salary for mechanical engineers are:

  1. Churchill County - $54,850 per year
  2. Carson City County - $78,730 per year
  3. Clark County - $81,370 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in mechanical engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Nevada
  • Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
 

Curious what studying Mechanical Engineering gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Engineers, All Other + 810 $84,340 -41.3%
2
Mechanical Engineers + 760 $78,950 -11.6%
3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 340 $56,600 0.0%
4
Mechanical Engineering Technicians + 240 $59,250 41.2%
5
Mechanical Drafters + 210 $57,140 -66.1%
 

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