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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport, Waterloo and Dubuque
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Sioux City and Ames
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Davenport, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ames, Cedar Rapids and Sioux City

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More Iowa Mechanical Engineering Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Ames
Doctorate
36,350
Iowa City
Doctorate
32,011
Davenport
Doctorate
3,184
Sioux Center
Masters
1,522
Oskaloosa
Masters
1,487

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames80 $68,490
Waterloo-Cedar FallsN/A $70,070
Iowa City60 $70,900
Cedar Rapids320 $76,820
Des Moines-West Des Moines170 $70,640
DubuqueN/A $75,380

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