Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Florida

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,600
25th Percentile Wage
$62,870
50th Percentile Wage
$83,950
75th Percentile Wage
$103,280
90th Percentile Wage
$127,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.33
25th Percentile Wage
$30.22
50th Percentile Wage
$40.36
75th Percentile Wage
$49.65
90th Percentile Wage
$61.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.20. The median hourly salary is $40.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.33.

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
201683,9500.88%10.29%
201583,2104.03%-
201479,8606.41%-
201374,740-0.76%-
201275,310--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Florida ranges from $51,060 to $97,950. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Florida is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $97,950. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (mean annual salary $97,920). The lowest paying area is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $51,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$97,950
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$97,920
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$92,410
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$91,720
Tallahassee
$86,040
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$84,670
Jacksonville
$83,140
Ocala
$75,100
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$73,510
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$73,430
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$71,450
Gainesville
$69,650
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$68,140
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$67,860
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$66,430
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$65,770
Port St Lucie
$59,510
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$51,060


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