Post-Graduation Salary and Career Info

Mechanical Engineering BS

At RIT, you don’t just graduate with a degree, you graduate with the skills and hands-on experience to thrive in your chosen career.

First-Year Full-Time Salary of RIT Mechanical Engineering BS Graduates





RIT publishes full-time salaries, outcome rates, and typical job titles for graduates within six months of graduation. Data is collected annually, and RIT graduate outcomes above are from the class of 2023.

Student Outcomes 


Outcomes Rate for Mechanical Engineering BS

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 91.70%
Full-time Graduate Study 2.10%
Alternative Plans 1.00%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 91.70%
Full-time Graduate Study 2.10%
Alternative Plans 1.00%

This degree also has an accelerated bachelor’s/master’s option.

Mechanical Engineer; Product Development Engineer; Automotive Engineer; Controls Engineer; Applications Engineer; Design Engineer; Manufacturing Engineer; Project Manager; Systems Engineer

Collins Aerospace; LOCKHEED MARTIN; L3Harris Technologies; The Boeing Company; Qualitrol Company LLC (A Fortive Company); ITT Goulds Pumps; Amphenol Aerospace; Texas Instruments (TI); SPX Flow, Inc.; SpaceX; Samsung Austin Semiconductor; RoviSys; Rivian Motors; Renewable Energy Systems; Raytheon Technologies; Quest Defense; Precision Castparts Corp.; Pitco Frialator, Inc.; Optimax Systems Inc; Ocean Insight; Navitar; McWilliams Forge Company; MAHLE (formerly Delphi Thermal); Linde, PLC; International Game Technology; IBC Engineering, P.C.; Hyde-Stone Mechanical Contractors, Inc.; HyAxiom; Hitchiner Manufacturing; General Motors; General Dynamics - Electric Boat; GE Aviation Unison Industries; Emerson Climate Technologies; Dematic; D&W Diesel, Inc.; Cree | Wolfspeed; Cornell Cooperative Extension; Constellation Energy; C&M Precision; Booz Allen Hamilton; Apex Race Parts; Allied Motion Technologies Inc.; Abbott

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Rebecca Crimmins
Career Services Coordinator