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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among Connecticut cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,420
25th Percentile Wage
$66,950
50th Percentile Wage
$84,020
75th Percentile Wage
$102,480
90th Percentile Wage
$123,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.12
25th Percentile Wage
$32.19
50th Percentile Wage
$40.39
75th Percentile Wage
$49.27
90th Percentile Wage
$59.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.45. The median hourly salary is $40.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.12.

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
201684,0202.32%2.75%
201582,070-0.41%-
201482,410-1.38%-
201383,5502.20%-
201281,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Connecticut ranges from $73,560 to $86,660. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $86,660. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Danbury (mean annual salary $80,850). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$86,660
Danbury
$80,850
Waterbury
$78,310
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$76,070
New Haven
$73,770
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$73,560


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