Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians amongst Alabama 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,080
25th Percentile Wage
$41,350
50th Percentile Wage
$54,750
75th Percentile Wage
$68,060
90th Percentile Wage
$81,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,750
2.26% 17.90%
2016
$53,510
0.26% -
2015
$53,370
7.10% -
2014
$49,580
1.25% -
2013
$48,960
8.19% -
2012
$44,950
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Alabama ranges from $43,070 to $63,980. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,980. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $61,720). The lowest paying area is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$63,980
Mobile
$61,720
Birmingham-Hoover
$53,670
Huntsville
$47,540
Montgomery
$44,230
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$43,070




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