With an overall population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860, approximately 15,288 of Joliet students attend one of Joliet's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Joliet, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Joliet Junior College. In 2010, Joliet Junior College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Joliet in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,790 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Joliet.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Joliet, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,230 mechanical engineers in Illinois. Of these mechanical engineers, 5,400 were working in the greater Joliet area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Joliet will increase by 1% 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 Joliet is $72,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.