North Carolina Mechanical Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mechanical Engineers in North Carolina

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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rocky Mount, Raleigh and Charlotte
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wilmington, Fayetteville and Asheville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charlotte, Fayetteville and Greensboro

Schools for Mechanical Engineers in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Mechanical Engineering Schools in North Carolina

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More North Carolina Mechanical Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Duke University Durham Doctorate & First Professional 13,598
North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro Doctorate 10,498
North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh Doctorate & First Professional 31,802
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte Doctorate 22,388

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mechanical Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mechanical Engineers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary

North Carolina

Asheville 190 $72580 0.52
Fayetteville 100 $87780 0.39
Goldsboro 70 $68540 0.81
Greensboro 490 $76380 0.69
High Point 490 $76380 0.69
Greenville 50 $78210 0.31
Hickory 160 $75270 0.56
Lenoir 160 $75270 0.56
Morganton 160 $75270 0.56
Burlington 60 $76300 0.49
Durham 490 $79460 0.84
Chapel Hill 490 $79460 0.84
Raleigh 1200 $86460 1.05
Rocky Mount 360 $71750 3.24
New Bern 160 $73370 1.8
Wilmington 80 $91260 0.34
Winston 480 $82460 0.92
Salem 480 $82460 0.92
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