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Highest Paying Cities for Mechanical Engineering Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for mechanical engineering technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of mechanical engineering technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $108,270, Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas is the highest paying city for mechanical engineering technicians. It is followed by Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine (average annual salary $84,190). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of mechanical engineering technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$108,270
50
2 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$84,190
40
3 New Haven, Connecticut
$80,110
100
4 Boulder, Colorado
$79,360
140
5 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$74,520
180
6 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$74,250
110
7 Tacoma, Washington
$74,230
30
8 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$73,430
1,850
9 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$72,880
60
10 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$72,430
90
11 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$72,270
220
12 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$72,170
50
13 Duluth, Wisconsin
$71,490
n/a
14 Wilmington, New Jersey
$69,500
60
15 North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$69,230
40
16 Richmond, Virginia
$69,000
150
17 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$68,740
220
18 Camden, New Jersey
$68,500
40
19 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$68,170
370
20 Rochester, Minnesota
$68,090
40
21 Jackson, Michigan
$67,690
30
22 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$67,460
90
23 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,390
80
24 Abilene, Texas
$66,820
60
25 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$66,760
80
26 Peoria, Illinois
$65,950
200
27 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$65,700
60
28 Urban Honolulu, USA
$65,580
30
29 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$65,570
50
30 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$65,230
n/a
31 Lubbock, Texas
$65,100
n/a
32 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$65,040
70
33 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$64,860
40
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$64,750
1,150
35 Worcester, Massachusetts
$64,620
60
36 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$64,590
200
37 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$64,170
80
38 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$63,980
30
39 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$63,970
2,180
40 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$63,820
30
41 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$63,660
1,600
42 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$63,470
100
43 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$63,350
560
44 Peabody, Massachusetts
$63,330
40
45 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$63,310
1,110
46 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$63,250
560
47 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$63,050
140
48 Tucson, Arizona
$62,760
40
49 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$62,450
n/a
50 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$62,080
600
51 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$62,060
80
52 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$61,960
50
53 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$61,860
60
54 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$61,840
90
55 Danbury, Connecticut
$61,820
40
56 Mobile, Alabama
$61,720
160
57 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$61,720
80
58 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$61,450
330
59 St Marys County, Maryland
$61,280
30
60 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$61,120
40
61 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$60,840
440
62 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$60,760
130
63 Anchorage, Alaska
$60,680
40
64 Reading, Pennsylvania
$60,650
90
65 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$60,620
810
66 Janesville, Wisconsin
$60,490
60
67 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$60,350
480
68 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$60,280
40
69 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,020
1,600
70 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$59,780
140
71 Fresno, California
$59,700
40
72 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$59,700
50
73 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,320
280
74 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$59,160
400
75 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$59,160
n/a
76 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$59,120
170
77 Lafayette, Indiana
$59,060
40
78 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$59,050
60
79 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$59,020
200
80 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$58,940
50
81 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$58,900
100
82 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$58,830
450
83 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$58,750
180
84 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$58,700
100
85 Spokane, Washington
$58,680
60
86 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$58,640
100
87 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$58,620
130
88 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$58,580
80
89 Rochester, New York
$58,370
170
90 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,130
530
91 Knoxville, Tennessee
$58,100
250
92 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$57,990
50
93 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$57,720
450
94 Columbus, Ohio
$57,710
590
95 Rockford, Illinois
$57,520
110
96 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$57,290
580
97 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$57,280
60
98 Flagstaff, Arizona
$57,270
n/a
99 Greeley, Colorado
$57,140
40
100 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$57,140
280
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