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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,800
25th Percentile Wage
$62,940
50th Percentile Wage
$78,100
75th Percentile Wage
$98,410
90th Percentile Wage
$122,430

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 $122,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.38
25th Percentile Wage
$30.26
50th Percentile Wage
$37.54
75th Percentile Wage
$47.31
90th Percentile Wage
$58.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.86. The median hourly salary is $37.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.38.

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
201678,1003.12%4.21%
201575,660-1.20%-
201476,570-0.16%-
201376,6902.45%-
201274,810--

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 $64,230 to $90,150. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $90,150. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Valdosta (mean annual salary $89,150). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $64,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$90,150
Valdosta
$89,150
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$88,180
Albany
$87,760
Columbus
$85,990
Savannah
$81,040
Macon
$80,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$80,140
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$69,180
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$68,760
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$66,840
Gainesville
$65,390
Dalton
$64,230


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