Post-Graduation Salary and Career Info

Mechanical Engineering ME

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 ME 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 ME

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 96.60%
Full-time Graduate Study 1.70%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 96.60%
Full-time Graduate Study 1.70%
Alternative Plans 0%

Process Engineer; Propulsion Engineer; Structural Engineer; Vehicle Verification Engineer; Mechanical Engineer; Research and Development Engineer; Test Engineer; Weapons and Complex Integration Researcher

Apple; Blue Origin; BMW Manufacturing Co.; Space X; Volvo Group North America;  L3Harris Technologies; GE Aviation Unison Industries; General Motors; General Dynamics - Electric Boat; U.S. Air Force; United Launch Alliance; U.S. Navy; The Gleason Works; The Boeing Company; The Aerospace Corporation; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Northrop Grumman; Nike; MAHLE (formerly Delphi Thermal); Lite Coms; LaBella Associates PC; Intel Corporation; Integrated Nano-Technologies; Gorbel; Ford Motor Company; Denso International America, Inc.; Dematic; Caterpillar Inc.; Barry-Wehmiller Design Group; ArtCraft Optical

Binghamton University; Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique

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