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What is Mechanical Engineering?
One benefit of a mechanical engineering degree is that they are highly sought after. This will provide you with great job prospects and a broad choice of industries to work in. The automotive, aerospace, electronics, biotechnology and energy industries are big employers of mechanical engineers. It is important to note that certain career paths will require you to specialise in college.
Here are some careers that are currently in high demand and which would require a mechanical engineering degree:
In 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics, the median pay for mechanical engineers was $95,300, or $45.82 per hour. The typical entry level to get work in this field being a Bachelor's degree. Pay fluctuates between the different subtypes. For example, the median 2021 pay for a Nuclear Engineer was $120,380. However, the median pay for a Marine Engineer was $93,370, slightly below the median for Mechanical Engineers.
Who and What To Follow!
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