Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among Arkansas 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 Engineers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,150
25th Percentile Wage
$53,970
50th Percentile Wage
$67,470
75th Percentile Wage
$86,510
90th Percentile Wage
$113,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,150.

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
$67,470
0.37% -1.84%
2016
$67,220
-1.87% -
2015
$68,480
-0.76% -
2014
$69,000
-0.43% -
2013
$69,300
0.85% -
2012
$68,710
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Arkansas ranges from $48,580 to $71,730. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Arkansas is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $71,730. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $71,630). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$71,730
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$71,630
Hot Springs
$69,680
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$69,370
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$65,820
Jonesboro
$50,090
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$48,580




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