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2021 Texas Mechanical Engineers Salary Guide

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Texas Mechanical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$94.8K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Mechanical Engineers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $60,970 $75,090 $94,800 $122,640 $157,050
Hourly Wage $29.31 $36.10 $45.58 $58.96 $75.50

How Much Do Mechanical Engineers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$60,970
$75,090
$94,800
$122,640
$157,050
Hourly Wage
$29.31
$36.10
$45.58
$58.96
$75.50

What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Also known as:

Application Engineer, Design Engineer, Design Maintenance Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer

  • Review technical documents to plan work.
  • Design industrial equipment.
  • Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.
  • Design industrial processing systems.
  • Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Direct industrial production activities.
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
  • Advise others regarding green practices or environmental concerns.
  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Implement design or process improvements.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Evaluate plans or specifications to determine technological or environmental implications.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Design electronic or computer equipment or instrumentation.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Design industrial processing systems.
  • Analyze design or requirements information for mechanical equipment or systems.
  • Identify new applications for existing technologies.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Prepare proposal documents.
  • Document technical design details.
  • Supervise production or support personnel.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Perform marketing activities.
  • Advise customers on the use of products or services.
  • Research industrial processes or operations.
  • Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities.
  • Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities.
  • Determine operational methods.
  • Install production equipment or systems.
  • Select tools, equipment, or technologies for use in operations or projects.

Mechanical Engineers Job Outlook in Texas

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Texas 21,380 23,380 9% 1,710
United States 299,200 320,100 7% 20,200

Mechanical Engineers Job Outlook in Texas

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Texas
21,380
23,380
9%
1,710
United States
299,200
320,100
7%
20,200

Mechanical Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Mechanical Engineers Schools in Texas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Angelo State University Mechanical Engineering. San Angelo, TX 4 years: 0
Austin Community College District Mechanical Engineering. Austin, TX 2 years: 0
Baylor University Mechanical Engineering. Waco, TX 4 years: 84
More than 4 years: 5
Del Mar College Mechanical Engineering. Corpus Christi, TX 2 years: 5
El Paso Community College Mechanical Engineering. El Paso, TX 2 years: 37
Howard Payne University Engineering Mechanics. Brownwood, TX 4 years: 3
Lamar University Mechanical Engineering. Beaumont, TX 4 years: 64
Lee College Engineering Mechanics. Baytown, TX 2 years: 7
: 0
LeTourneau University Mechanical Engineering. Longview, TX 4 years: 52
More than 4 years: 1
Lone Star College System Mechanical Engineering. The Woodlands, TX 2 years: 25

Mechanical Engineers Schools in Texas

40 Texas
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Mechanical Engineering.
San Angelo, TX
4 years: 0
Mechanical Engineering.
Austin, TX
2 years: 0
Mechanical Engineering.
Waco, TX
4 years: 84
More than 4 years: 5
Mechanical Engineering.
Corpus Christi, TX
2 years: 5
Mechanical Engineering.
El Paso, TX
2 years: 37
Engineering Mechanics.
Brownwood, TX
4 years: 3
Mechanical Engineering.
Beaumont, TX
4 years: 64
Engineering Mechanics.
Baytown, TX
2 years: 7
: 0
Mechanical Engineering.
Longview, TX
4 years: 52
More than 4 years: 1
Mechanical Engineering.
The Woodlands, TX
2 years: 25

Mechanical Engineers Jobs in Texas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
2022 New College Grad: Operations Analysis, Modeling & Simulation Engineer Raytheon Technologies McKinney, Texas 10/24/2021 Yes
AST - Loads and Dynamics Docking Engineer (Direct-Hire) Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas 10/23/2021 No
Avionics Systems & Integration Engineer (Starship) SpaceX Brownsville, Texas 10/23/2021 No
Business Intelligence Engineer, AWS Partner Organization Amazon Web Services Austin, Texas 10/24/2021 Yes
CAM FIELD SPECIALIST II Schlumberger Longview, Texas 10/24/2021 Yes
Controls Field Service Supervisor TDIndustries, Inc Houston, Texas 10/24/2021 No
Cyber Risk Detect and Response Service Delivery Manager Deloitte Dallas, Texas 10/24/2021 Yes
Diesel Fleet Mechanic Technician III - Master Sysco Houston, Texas 10/24/2021 Yes
Director, Personalization - Corporate - US Sysco Houston, Texas 10/24/2021 Yes
EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST (ELECTRONIC) U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide Lackland AFB, Texas 10/24/2021 No

Mechanical Engineers Jobs in Texas.

38 Texas
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Raytheon Technologies
McKinney, Texas
10/24/2021
Yes
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas
10/23/2021
No
SpaceX
Brownsville, Texas
10/23/2021
No
Amazon Web Services
Austin, Texas
10/24/2021
Yes
Schlumberger
Longview, Texas
10/24/2021
Yes
TDIndustries, Inc
Houston, Texas
10/24/2021
No
Deloitte
Dallas, Texas
10/24/2021
Yes
Sysco
Houston, Texas
10/24/2021
Yes
Sysco
Houston, Texas
10/24/2021
Yes
U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Lackland AFB, Texas
10/24/2021
No

Mechanical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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