With an overall population of 58,211 and a student population of 14,761, approximately 6,573 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Lakewood's largest mechanical engineering school is Clover Park Technical College. In 2010, Clover Park Technical College graduated approximately 1 students from its mechanical engineering program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Lakewood's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in Lakewood, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,859.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,400 mechanical engineers in Washington State. Of these mechanical engineers, 220 were working in the greater Lakewood area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to increase by 2% in Lakewood. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.