Mechanical Engineers

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Occupation Description

Mechanical engineers execute engineering duties in setting up tools, engines, machines, and other mechanical equipment. They also supervise installation, operation, repair and upkeep of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water and steam systems.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

252540

Job Openings By 2020

99600

Growth Rate

8.8%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth