SOC: 17-2141

Mechanical Engineers research, design, manufacture, and test aircraft, vehicles, biomedical instruments, manufacturing equipment, computer systems and components, and other mechanical devices.

Los Angeles County Mechanical Engineers:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

5,960

6,430

$42.80

$89,032

Bachelor’s

None

None

To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.