Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mechanical Engineers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, York and Harrisburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Williamsport and Lebanon
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Reading and Allentown

Schools for Mechanical Engineers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Mechanical Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucknell University Lewisburg Masters 3,677
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Grove City College Grove City Bachelor 2,504
Lafayette College Easton Bachelor 2,403
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Erie Masters 4,171
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Middletown Doctorate 3,907
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Widener University-Main Campus Chester Doctorate 4,866
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114
York College Pennsylvania York Masters 5,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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


Harrisburg 310 $78080 0.49
Carlisle 310 $78080 0.49
Bloomsburg 90 $78750 1.03
Berwick 90 $78750 1.03
Johnstown 90 $74300 0.82
Chambersburg 280 $64850 2.41
Waynesboro 280 $64850 2.41
East Stroudsburg 70 $79160 0.67
Erie 370 $68400 1.46
Pittsburgh 2810 $84810 1.23
Reading 330 $75630 0.97
Lancaster 380 $73350 0.81
Lebanon 40 $73140 0.41
Scranton 260 $72560 0.51
Wilkes 260 $72560 0.51
Barre 260 $72560 0.51
Hazleton 260 $72560 0.51
State College 90 $83870 0.63
Williamsport 60 $63670 0.55
York 590 $71800 1.66
Hanover 590 $71800 1.66
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