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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 data 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,750
25th Percentile Wage
$56,990
50th Percentile Wage
$65,550
75th Percentile Wage
$80,810
90th Percentile Wage
$103,780

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 $103,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,550
3.95% -7.29%
2016
$62,960
1.84% -
2015
$61,800
-24.24% -
2014
$76,780
5.51% -
2013
$72,550
3.06% -
2012
$70,330
- -

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 $65,550, Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for mechanical engineers in state of Alabama, following city of Tuscaloosa (median annual salary of $95,340). In comparison, the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is 31.2 percent (31.2%) lower than that in the highest paying city Tuscaloosa.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tuscaloosa
$95,340
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$94,810
Decatur
$94,800
Huntsville
$91,840
Mobile
$91,770
Anniston-Oxford
$89,010
Montgomery
$85,700
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$84,890
Dothan
$82,870
Birmingham-Hoover
$77,710
Gadsden
$77,500
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$75,760
Auburn-Opelika
$73,900
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$73,420
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$65,550



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