Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among Alaska metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineers in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$145,270
50th Percentile Wage
$107,840
25th Percentile Wage
$87,960
10th Percentile Wage
$72,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $145,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$69.84
50th Percentile Wage
$51.85
25th Percentile Wage
$42.29
10th Percentile Wage
$35.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $69.84. The median hourly salary is $51.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.08.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $107,840 6.68%
2013 $101,090 7.18%
2012 $94,320 1.14%
2011 $93,260 -2.38%
2010 $95,530 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for mechanical engineers in state of Alaska from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 12.89%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 7.18%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 1.14% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -2.38%.

Table 4. Average Mechanical Engineer Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Mechanical Engineers
$107,840
Mining and Geological Engineers
$112,980
Petroleum Engineers
$141,860
Engineers, All Other
$120,410
Aerospace Engineers
$84,040
Chemical Engineers
$113,650
Civil Engineers
$101,160

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in Alaska Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Alaska ranges from $99,240 to $112,630. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Alaska is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $112,630. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Anchorage (mean annual salary $109,260). The lowest paying area is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $99,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$112,630
Anchorage
$109,260
Fairbanks
$99,240

Mechanical Engineer Salary by State

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