Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,630
25th Percentile Wage
$62,540
50th Percentile Wage
$77,290
75th Percentile Wage
$97,490
90th Percentile Wage
$120,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,630.

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
$77,290
-1.05% 3.21%
2016
$78,100
3.12% -
2015
$75,660
-1.20% -
2014
$76,570
-0.16% -
2013
$76,690
2.45% -
2012
$74,810
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Georgia ranges from $58,260 to $87,100. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $87,100. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $85,530). The lowest paying area is Albany with a median annual salary of $58,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$87,100
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$85,530
Athens-Clarke County
$82,190
Savannah
$81,800
Macon
$81,700
Columbus
$80,510
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$80,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$78,820
Dalton
$74,980
Brunswick
$73,310
Valdosta
$69,000
Gainesville
$67,880
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$67,410
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$64,300
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$61,200
Albany
$58,260




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