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Historical Job Growth

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Civilian Historical Job Growth

Job Outlook*

Employment of mechanical engineers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Mechanical engineers can work in many industries and on many types of projects. As a result, their growth rate will differ by the industries that employ them. Job prospects may be best for those who stay informed regarding the most recent advances in technology.

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Opportunities to Get Ahead*

A Ph.D. is essential for engineering faculty positions in higher education, as well as for some research and development programs. Mechanical engineers may earn graduate degrees in engineering or business administration to learn new technology, broaden their education, and enhance their project management skills. Mechanical engineers may become administrators or managers after obtaining the requisite experience.

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Top States with the most civilian jobs

States: MI, CA, TX, OH, IL,
*Job Outlook and Opportunities to Get Ahead relate to Automotive Engineers, which includes Mechanical Engineers; Fuel Cell Engineers; Automotive Engineers.
Data supplied by Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center. (View our update schedule). Contact any business, college or military service branch to answer additional questions.

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