Fort Lauderdale has a general population of 152,397 and an overall student population of 73,020. Approximately 37,360 of Fort Lauderdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Fort Lauderdale, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Broward College. In 2010, Broward College graduated approximately 2 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Fort Lauderdale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,112 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Fort Lauderdale.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Fort Lauderdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,430 mechanical engineers in Florida. Of these mechanical engineers, 410 were working in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. Fort Lauderdale's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Fort Lauderdale is $64,620 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.