Careers: Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Careers: Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
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Students who graduate with a Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering will have one of the most in-demand skill sets needed to meet today’s workforce.

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Career Opportunities

Those who understand emerging technologies within Industry 4.0 are currently in high demand. Even if you are already in the workforce, having additional training in these areas can increase your salary and more easily advance your career.

Mechanical Engineering Masters degree graduates find work in fields such as:

  • Aerospace and aviation
  • Appliance manufacturing
  • Architectural engineering
  • Automotive
  • Computer-aided design
  • Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Research and development
  • Software publishing
  • Waste treatment and disposal
Explore a few of the possible occupations below and tap “+” for more details!
Occupation Median Wage Projected Growth
Mechanical Engineers $99,510 9%
Aerospace Engineers $130,720 5-8%
Architectural and Engineering Managers $165,370 2-4%
Industrial Production Managers $116,970 2-4%
Manufacturing Engineers $99,380 9%
Great for those with experience in:
  • Engineering
  • CAD
  • CNC
  • Industrial Manufacturing