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Mechanical Engineering Employers

A degree in mechanical engineering can lead to an array of future careers across numerous industries. While some graduates begin careers as mechanical engineers (named the best engineering job by U.S. News & World Report in 2021), others use their widely applicable problem-solving and technical skills to pursue other paths. Many also go on to pursue an advanced degree in mechanical engineering or another field of study. The following is a list of the most common employers drawn from post-graduation surveys of recent bachelor's degree recipients (does not include master's and Ph.D. recipients).

48% of graduates who secured employment did so at 38 companies.

Top 9 employers (in order of hires)

Boeing
SpaceX
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

GM
Terex
Fives Group

Blue Origin
Janicki Industries
SABIC

AeroTEC
Amazon
Apple
Crane Aerospace
Daimler Trucks NA
DB Engineering
Edward Jones
Electroimpact
Epic Systems
Evo
Exotic Metals
Global FIA
Glosten
Hadland Technologies
Hargis Engineers
Honeywell Aerospace
HP
Intel
Jabil
Katerra
Kenworth Truck Company
MBTECH
Microsoft
Navatek
Northrop Grumman
PAE Consulting Engineers
PSNS Everett
Pure Watercraft
Quality Controls Corporation
Siemens Healthineers
Stryker
Synapse Product Development
Systima Technologies
Tesla
Tower Engineering Professionals
Volvo Trucks
W.L. Gore & Associates
WSDOT

Source: CC@E Senior Surveys, 2017-2020