With an overall population of 40,314 and a student population of 8,245, approximately 8,205 of Auburn students attend one of Auburn's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Auburn's largest mechanical engineering school is Green River Community College. In 2010, Green River Community College graduated approximately 13 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Auburn in 2010. In 2009 tuition at mechanical engineering schools in Auburn was $3,021 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Auburn.
If you plan on staying in Auburn after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Auburn, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. There were 6,400 mechanical engineers working in Washington State and 220 working in the greater Auburn area in 2010. Auburn's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Auburn is $84,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.