Graduates of the Department of Mechanical Engineering have successful careers in industries that span the engineering field. The starting salary for a UT Austin mechanical engineering graduate is over $71,000 per year. On average, 88 percent of our graduates go to work in energy, transportation, manufacturing, construction, consulting and medical sectors, while 12 percent continue their academic careers by attending graduate school. Visit mechanical engineering graduate education for more information about study options.

Engineering Career Assistance Center

Information and services to assist Cockrell School students and alumni in employment and career placement, as well as industry partners and representatives in their recruitment of our engineers.

UT Austin Alumni Career Assistance

Employment resources for all students and alumni of UT Austin, as well as links to information about job opportunities at the university and links for employers who wish to hire university alumni.

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