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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in Kentucky

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lexington and Owensboro
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Elizabethtown and Bowling Green
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Louisville and Lexington

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in Kentucky

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Owensboro and Bowling Green

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More Kentucky Mechanical Engineering Schools

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

School Name
Highest Award
Doctorate & First Professional
Doctorate & First Professional
Bowling Green

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

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

2016 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
Annual Median Salary
Bowling Green130$74,160
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox80$71,970

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