Albany has a general population of 95,658 and an overall student population of 67,253. Approximately 34,629 of Albany's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Excelsior College is the largest mechanical engineering school in Albany, based on student population. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from Excelsior College with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Albany's mechanical engineering schools.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Albany, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,380 mechanical engineers in New York, 620 were working in the greater Albany area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to decrease by -4% in Albany. 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 Albany is $80,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.