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So why would someone want to become a Professional Engineer? Well, there are a variety of reasons.

First, by becoming a Professional Engineer, you are stating that you possess knowledge and an experience level necessary to effectively practice engineering. This gives prospective clients and employers a "quick reference" to the level of your competency. It will help you stand out from the sea of applicants ....

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Now onto the topic of how to become a Registered Professional Engineer. Each state will have their own specific requirements for applying for and becoming a PE, but all will have the following general requirements.

1. Education. All states will setup a minimum amount of education required. Typically, this is a 4 year engineering degree from an accredited university. If you have this type of engineering ....

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The National Pass rates for the mechanical PE exam will fluctuate from test to test. However, the average pass rate of all people taking the exam will generally be around 50%. This includes both first time and repeat takers.

The difference between the first time test takers and repeat test takers is dramatic. NCEES lists first time test takers passing the test at ~76% while ....

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