Edison has a general population of 97,687 and an overall student population of 14,623. Approximately 13,356 of Edison's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Edison's largest mechanical engineering school is Middlesex County College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at Middlesex County College.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Edison in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,520 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,483 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Edison after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Edison, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. There were 6,200 mechanical engineers working in New Jersey and 1,430 working in the greater Edison area in 2010. Edison's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -6% 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 Edison is $87,590 per year, which is higher than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.