With an overall population of 31,226 and a student population of 1,672, approximately 1,672 of Lacey students attend one of Lacey's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Saint Martin's University is the largest mechanical engineering school in Lacey, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Martin's University with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Lacey. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in Lacey, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,182.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Lacey-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in mechanical engineering, if you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Lacey, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 74 mechanical engineers in Washington State were working in the greater Lacey area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to decrease by -3% in Lacey. 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 Lacey is $68,280 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.