Career Outlook for Mechanical Engineers

Also known as:  Auto Research Engineer, Combustion Engineer, Engine Designer, Heating and Cooling Systems Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Tool and Die Engineer, Tool Engineer
The overall job outlook for Mechanical Engineer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 8.01 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.34 percent per year. Demand for Mechanical Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 18,700 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.00 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Mechanical Engineers in the following states
Michigan 30,260
California 22,000
Texas 16,170
Ohio 11,600
Pennsylvania 10,860
New York 9,420
Virginia 7,220
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Mechanical Engineers
Wyoming 280
South Dakota 340
North Dakota 360
Alaska 360
Montana 410
West Virginia 460
Hawaii 480
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