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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greenville, Sumter and Anderson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Florence, Columbia and Charleston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Greenville, Columbia and Charleston

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Greenville, Anderson and Charleston

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More South Carolina Mechanical Engineering Schools

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

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Highest Award
Total Enrollment

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South 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. 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® 23.1 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
Charleston-North Charleston440 $81,980
Columbia430 $70,910
Florence100 N/A
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin1770 $95,470
Spartanburg420 $84,610
Sumter60 $76,160

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