Mechanical engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Mechanical engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Washington $99,030
Colorado $97,660
New Hampshire $97,410
New York $97,280
Arizona $97,090
Wyoming $96,100
Tennessee $95,880
Connecticut $95,580
Illinois $95,580
Oregon $95,580
Virginia $95,580
Nevada $95,300
Maine $94,580
Rhode Island $94,000
New Jersey $93,690
Michigan $92,490
Alabama $91,270
Utah $90,360
Oklahoma $90,330
Missouri $87,190
Pennsylvania $84,490
West Virginia $82,500
Iowa $81,720
Vermont $80,060
Minnesota $79,820
North Dakota $79,820
Florida $79,640
North Carolina $79,570
Indiana $79,390
Georgia $79,380
Wisconsin $79,280
Hawaii $79,220
South Carolina $79,120
Ohio $78,950
South Dakota $78,270
Idaho $77,500
Kansas $77,500
Nebraska $77,500
Mississippi $77,300
Kentucky $76,790
Arkansas $76,460
Montana $75,230
Puerto Rico $61,790
Guam $60,440
New Mexico $120,390
District of Columbia $107,140
California $101,710
Alaska $101,670
Maryland $101,340
Louisiana $101,020
Delaware $100,900
Massachusetts $100,860
Texas $100,480

How do mechanical engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Mechanical engineers earn about the same as related careers in Wyoming. On average, they make less than biochemical engineers but more than locomotive engineers.

Career Median Salary
Biochemical engineer salary $102K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $102K
Mining and geological engineer salary $97K
Engineer salary $94K
Electrical engineer salary $97K
Mechanical engineer salary $96K
Environmental engineer salary $80K
Water engineer salary $80K
Civil engineer salary $79K
Locomotive engineer salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)