Mobile has a general population of 198,915 and an overall student population of 21,627. Approximately 14,522 of Mobile's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Mobile, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is University of South Alabama. In 2010, University of South Alabama graduated approximately 40 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Mobile in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mobile's mechanical engineering schools was $14,256 per year for instate students and $19,596 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,344 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,912.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Mobile, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,990 mechanical engineers in Alabama, 220 were working in the greater Mobile area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Mobile will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Mobile is $76,380 per year, which is higher than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.
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