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Mechanical Engineering

Employment prospects for mechanical engineers are strong. Mechanical engineers are needed to design or improve manufacturing processes in a team setting. There are job prospects for mechanical engineers in a variety of positions including power production, noise control, mechatronics, environmental clean-up, machine design and manufacturing and materials regulation. Mechanical engineers have a diverse scientific background, making them valuable assets to a workplace.

Salary Information

The Current Average Starting Salary for Mechanical Engineers is $57,009, based on the Summer 2008 Salary Survey from National Association of College and Employers.

Companies Hiring Recent TTU Mechanical Engineering Graduates


  • Aerospace Testing Alliance
  • Affiliated Engineers Alstom
  • Aptus DesignWorks
  • Aquaphase
  • Areva
  • Boeing Commercial
  • Eastman Chemical
  • Flowserve
  • General Motors
  • Lee Company
  • Michael Brady, Inc.
  • Milliken
  • MP&E Engineering
  • Mueller
  • ORNL
  • PAR3
  • Schneider Electric
  • Shaw - Areva
  • Smith Seckman & Reid
  • TVA
  • Unipres USA Inc
  • Walker Die Casting
  • Trane
  • Nissan