Palos Hills has a general population of 17,665 and an overall student population of 17,955. Approximately 17,774 of Palos Hills's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Palos Hills, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Moraine Valley Community College. In 2010, Moraine Valley Community College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Palos Hills in 2010. In 2009 tuition at mechanical engineering schools in Palos Hills was $2,766 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Palos Hills.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Palos Hills, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,230 mechanical engineers in Illinois, 5,400 were working in the greater Palos Hills area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to increase by 1% in Palos Hills. 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 Palos Hills is $72,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.