Mechanical Engineer Salary in United States

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What is the average salary for a Mechanical Engineer?

The average salary of a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $41.3. Salaries start from $25.3 and go up to $59.3. Please note that the average salary for a Mechanical Engineer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $59.3
Starting ($25.27)
Junior ($31.43)
Experienced ($39.47)
Senior ($49.41)
Highest ($59.3)
Highest

The top 10% of Mechanical Engineers in United States earn:

$59.3
Senior

The top 25% of Mechanical Engineers in United States earn:

$49.4
Experienced

The middle 50% of Mechanical Engineers in United States earn:

$39.5
Junior

The bottom 25% of Mechanical Engineers in United States earn:

$31.4
Starting

The bottom 10% of Mechanical Engineers in United States earn:

$25.3

Historical salary

Mechanical Engineer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alaska 57.0 1
Delaware 47.6 2
New Mexico 47.4 3
California 47.0 4
Texas 47.0 5
Virginia 45.8 6
Maryland 45.6 7
Arizona 43.9 8
District of Columbia 43.8 9
Washington 43.7 10
Rhode Island 43.6 11
Massachusetts 43.6 12
New Jersey 43.0 13
Louisiana 42.3 14
South Carolina 42.1 15
Michigan 42.1 16
Colorado 41.5 17
United States 41.3 18
New Hampshire 40.9 19
Connecticut 40.4 20
New York 40.1 21
Alabama 40.1 22
Pennsylvania 39.9 23
Oregon 39.7 24
Idaho 39.7 25
Tennessee 39.5 26
Illinois 39.5 27
Minnesota 39.4 28
Nevada 39.4 29
Hawaii 39.3 30
Georgia 39.1 31
Oklahoma 38.6 32
Florida 38.4 33
Vermont 38.4 34
Missouri 38.0 35
North Carolina 38.0 36
Wyoming 37.6 37
Kentucky 37.6 38
Maine 37.3 39
Montana 37.3 40
Utah 36.9 41
North Dakota 36.7 42
West Virginia 36.7 43
Indiana 36.3 44
Nebraska 35.9 45
Kansas 35.6 46
Ohio 35.6 47
Mississippi 35.2 48
Arkansas 34.8 49
Iowa 34.0 50
South Dakota 33.9 51
Guam 33.7 52
Wisconsin 33.2 53
Puerto Rico 27.7 54

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