Blackwood has a total population of 4,692 and a student population of 16,496. Of these students, 15,670 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Blackwood's largest mechanical engineering school is Camden County College. In 2010, Camden County College graduated approximately 5 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Blackwood in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,600 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Blackwood after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Blackwood, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. There were 6,200 mechanical engineers working in New Jersey and 630 working in the greater Blackwood area in 2010. Blackwood's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -6% 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 Blackwood is $79,420 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.