There are schools offering mechanical engineering degrees in Arizona!
Schools Offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Arizona
Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Arizona receive mechanical engineering degrees every year. Thus, Arizona's 9 mechanical engineering schools put out approximately 682 mechanical engineers each year.
The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a mechanical engineering program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. 36 students graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Northern Arizona University charged in-state students $7,672 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a mechanical engineering program is Arizona State University. Arizona State University, which was ranked 57th in the country in 2010, is located in Tempe. In 2010, Arizona State University graduated 182 students from its mechanical engineering program. The tuition rate at Arizona State University was $8,132 per year.
The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a mechanical engineering program is University of Arizona. University of Arizona, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Tucson. In 2010, University of Arizona graduated 98 students from its mechanical engineering programs. Students at University of Arizona paid $8,237 per year in tuition fees.
Mechanical engineering schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $6,712 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $29,428 per year, or as little as $1,734 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona mechanical engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott - located in Prescott, students are charged $29,428 per year
- University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year
- Arizona State University - located in Tempe, students are charged $8,132 per year
The following Arizona mechanical engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Estrella Mountain Community College - located in Avondale, students are charged $1,734 per year
- GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
- Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
A mechanical engineering degree from an Arizona school... what next?
A large number of Arizona mechanical engineering graduates become mechanical engineers. In 2010, there were 2,950 mechanical engineers working in Arizona. In Arizona, the largest numbers of mechanical engineers work in the following counties:
- Maricopa County - 1,800 mechanical engineers
- Pima County - 890 mechanical engineers
- Cochise County - 80 mechanical engineers
The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Arizona will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,880 mechanical engineers working in Arizona.
On average, a mechanical engineer earns a salary of $78,370 per year in Arizona state. But, salaries for mechanical engineers can vary. In 2010, mechanical engineers made as little as less than $39,990 per year or as much as more than $126,290 per year in Arizona. A mechanical engineer in the following Arizona counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Pima County - $86,420 per year
- Cochise County - $75,460 per year
- Maricopa County - $75,110 per year
A mechanical engineer in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:
- Coconino County - $66,960 per year
- Yuma County - $74,620 per year
- Maricopa County - $75,110 per year
For more data regarding a career in mechanical engineering in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as civil engineering or mechanical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Arizona
- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Arizona
- Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Arizona
- Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Arizona
- Certificate in Mechanical Engineering in Arizona
Curious what studying Mechanical Engineering gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Engineers, All Other||1,850||$86,270||-27.7%|
|Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other||1,300||$51,170||35.4%|
|Mechanical Engineering Technicians||1,150||$50,560||-1.7%|
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