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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of mechanical engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Mechanical Engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,630
25th Percentile Wage
$55,620
50th Percentile Wage
$62,960
75th Percentile Wage
$82,150
90th Percentile Wage
$109,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.34
25th Percentile Wage
$26.74
50th Percentile Wage
$30.27
75th Percentile Wage
$39.49
90th Percentile Wage
$52.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.72. The median hourly salary is $30.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.34.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,9601.84%-11.71%
201561,800-24.24%-
201476,7805.51%-
201372,5503.06%-
201270,330--

Table 3. Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $62,960, Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for mechanical engineers in state of Alabama, following city of Tuscaloosa (median annual salary of $101,330). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is about 37.9 percent (37.9%) lower than that of the highest paying city Tuscaloosa.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tuscaloosa
$101,330
Decatur
$93,340
Mobile
$92,320
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$90,590
Montgomery
$89,130
Huntsville
$88,740
Dothan
$87,810
Anniston-Oxford
$87,000
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$79,940
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$78,980
Birmingham-Hoover
$75,370
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$72,280
Auburn-Opelika
$70,160
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$62,960

See also: Top paying jobs in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama.