Mechanical Engineering in Ohio

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Schools Offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Ohio


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Ohio graduates receive degrees in mechanical engineering. In other words, every year an estimated 1,672 mechanical engineers graduate from Ohio's 39 mechanical engineering schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a mechanical engineering program is Ohio State University-Main Campus, which is located in Columbus. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. 304 students graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Ohio State University-Main Campus paid $9,420 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Ohio with a mechanical engineering program is Case Western Reserve University, which is located in Cleveland. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. 60 students graduated with degree in mechanical engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 2010. Case Western Reserve University charged in-state students $37,648 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Ohio that has a mechanical engineering program is Ohio University-Main Campus. Ohio University-Main Campus, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. In 2010, 45 students graduated from Ohio University-Main Campus mechanical engineering program. The tuition rate at Ohio University-Main Campus was $9,603 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,887 per year, though tuition can range from $37,648 per year to $1,735 per year. In 2010, the following Ohio mechanical engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Case Western Reserve University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $37,648 per year
  2. Ohio Northern University - located in Ada, students are charged $33,099 per year
  3. University of Dayton - located in Dayton, students are charged $29,930 per year

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

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  3. Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year

A mechanical engineering degree from an Ohio school... what next?

Most people who graduate from mechanical engineering school in Ohio go on to work as a mechanical engineer. If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 11,600 Ohio mechanical engineers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio mechanical engineers:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 2,690 mechanical engineers
  2. Dearborn County - 1,950 mechanical engineers
  3. Delaware County - 1,710 mechanical engineers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Ohio will shrink by -1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 13,270 mechanical engineers working in Ohio.

Salary

On average, mechanical engineers earn $72,680 per year. In 2010, however, some Ohio mechanical engineers earned as little as less than $38,880 per year or as much as more than $110,280 per year. On average a mechanical engineer earns the most in the following Ohio counties:

  1. Dearborn County - $79,550 per year
  2. Cuyahoga County - $77,750 per year
  3. Greene County - $75,290 per year

A mechanical engineer in the following counties in Ohio make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Coshocton County - $58,940 per year
  2. Auglaize County - $59,140 per year
  3. Clark County - $62,000 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Ohio 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 Ohio
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Ohio
  • Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Ohio
  • Certificate in Mechanical Engineering in Ohio

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mechanical Engineers 11,600 $72,680 -16.0%
2
Engineers, All Other 4,760 $84,840 -21.6%
3
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 3,590 $57,370
4
Mechanical Drafters 3,060 $47,580 -8.4%
5
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 2,490 $47,750 -27.6%
 

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