With an overall population of 5,882 and a student population of 5,721, approximately 3,320 of Canton students attend one of Canton's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Canton, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is SUNY College of Technology at Canton. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at SUNY College of Technology at Canton.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Canton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Canton's mechanical engineering schools was $18,879 per year for instate students and $22,659 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Canton after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Canton, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,380 mechanical engineers in New York, 50 were working in the greater Canton area. Canton's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -4% 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 Canton is $65,010 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.