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The Most Popular Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Majors

Updated June 14, 2019 48.5k views25 items

A list of the most popular jobs for mechanical engineering majors. If you earn this type of degree, these are the kind of jobs you will find waiting for you after graduating. Median salaries have been included on this list. The trick with any college degree is to acquire one that will ultimately pay for itself. The careers on this list will help accomplish that. This list strictly involves undergraduate degrees. But mechanical engineering jobs are a dime-a-dozen

It does not include individuals who went on to acquire graduate degrees, such as a Masters or PhD. Hopefully this list will assist with your selection of degree/university as well as help with your job hunt upon graduation from school with your ME credentials. Good luck!

What are the most popular careers for mechanical engineers? Take a look here and see for yourself.

Source: http://www.payscale.com/best-colleges/popular-majors.asp
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  • 1

    Applications Engineer

    Median Salary: $79,700
  • 2
    Median Salary: $80,600
  • 3

    Aviation/Aerospace Project Engineer

    Median Salary: $97,000
  • 4

    Construction Project Engineer

    Median Salary: $71,500
  • 5

    Construction Project Manager

    Median Salary: $88,200
  • 6

    Design Engineering Manager

    Median Salary: $105,000
  • 7

    Energy Engineer

    Median Salary: $88,500
  • 8

    Field Sales Engineer

    Median Salary: $93,400
  • 9

    HVAC Design Engineer

    Median Salary: $67,100
  • 10

    HVAC Mechanical Engineer

    Median Salary: $79,200
  • 11

    Industrial Project Engineer

    Median Salary: $89,300
  • 12

    Manufacturing Engineer

    Median Salary: $73,100
  • 13

    Manufacturing Engineering Manager

    Median Salary: $101,000
  • 14

    Manufacturing Plant Manager

    Median Salary: $102,000
  • 15

    Manufacturing Project Engineer

    Median Salary: $79,100
  • 16

    Manufacturing Project Manager

    Median Salary: $83,200
  • 17

    Mechanical Design Engineer

    Median Salary: $65,800
  • 18
    Median Salary: $72,400
  • 19

    Operations Manager

    Median Salary: $72,500
  • 20

    Product Design Engineer

    Median Salary: $77,700
  • 21

    Project Engineer

    Median Salary: $86,800
  • 22

    Quality Assurance / Quality Control Engineer

    Median Salary: $67,800
  • 23

    Research and Development Engineer

    Median Salary: $88,000
  • 24
    Median Salary: $73,700
  • 25

    Vice President of Engineering

    Median Salary: $158,000