Texas Mechanical Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mechanical Engineers in Texas

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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Beaumont, Houston and Austin
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: El Paso, Tyler and Amarillo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Houston, Amarillo and Beaumont

Schools for Mechanical Engineers in Texas are listed below.

Selected Mechanical Engineering Schools in Texas

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More Texas Mechanical Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baylor University Waco Doctorate & First Professional 14,174
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls Masters 6,027
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View Doctorate 8,382
Rice University Houston Doctorate 5,161
Southern Methodist University Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 10,829
Texas A & M University College Station Doctorate 46,542
Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville Doctorate 6,567
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington Doctorate 24,889
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso Doctorate 20,154
The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 28,533
The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler Doctorate 6,137
The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg Doctorate 17,435
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663
University of North Texas Denton Doctorate 34,710
West Texas A & M University Canyon Doctorate 7,502

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

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


Amarillo 100 $80380 0.43
Austin 1400 $91290 0.75
Round Rock 1400 $91290 0.75
Houston 8760 $97140 1.48
The Woodlands 8760 $97140 1.48
Sugar Land 8760 $97140 1.48
Beaumont 460 $94310 1.38
Port Arthur 460 $94310 1.38
Brownsville 0 $92860 0
Harlingen 0 $92860 0
College Station 90 $71190 0.45
Bryan 90 $71190 0.45
Corpus Christi 270 $91840 0.71
Dallas 5260 $92180 0.79
Fort Worth 5260 $92180 0.79
Arlington 5260 $92180 0.79
El Paso 190 $0 0.32
San Antonio 920 $75990 0.48
New Braunfels 920 $75990 0.48
Longview 200 $75080 1.01
Lubbock 70 $63220 0.26
McAllen 40 $58280 0.08
Edinburg 40 $58280 0.08
Mission 40 $58280 0.08
Midland 190 $0 1.02
Killeen 80 $79920 0.3
Temple 80 $79920 0.3
Odessa 100 $77700 0.68
Sherman 40 $84480 0.47
Denison 40 $84480 0.47
Tyler 80 $88000 0.42
Victoria 100 $70440 1.14
Waco 210 $77990 0.97
Wichita Falls 0 $89130 0
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