With an overall population of 23,329 and a student population of 1,320, approximately 1,245 of Hazleton students attend one of Hazleton's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton is the largest mechanical engineering school in Hazleton, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Hazleton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Hazleton's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,304 per year in instate tuition and $32,322 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,360 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board at Hazleton-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,142.
After graduating with your credentials in mechanical engineering, if you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Hazleton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,300 mechanical engineers working in Pennsylvania and 220 working in the greater Hazleton area in 2010. The number of mechanical engineers in Hazleton is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Hazleton is $61,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.
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