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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 $84,190, Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine is the highest paying city for mechanical engineering technicians. It is followed by Boulder, Colorado (average annual salary $79,840). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$84,190
40
2 Boulder, Colorado
$79,840
120
3 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$75,070
200
4 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$72,170
50
5 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$71,200
90
6 Wilmington, New Jersey
$71,140
80
7 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$70,160
60
8 North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$69,230
40
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$68,200
210
10 Anchorage, Alaska
$67,770
60
11 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$66,860
290
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$66,510
1,250
13 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$66,400
2,160
14 Gary, Indiana
$66,230
130
15 Peoria, Illinois
$65,950
200
16 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$65,730
610
17 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$65,550
480
18 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$65,230
n/a
19 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$65,010
460
20 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$64,860
40
21 New Haven, Connecticut
$64,560
100
22 Camden, New Jersey
$64,350
40
23 Springfield, Massachusetts
$64,250
110
24 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$64,200
500
25 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$63,970
2,180
26 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$63,820
30
27 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$63,620
210
28 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$63,470
n/a
29 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$63,130
970
30 Richmond, Virginia
$63,050
150
31 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$62,450
n/a
32 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$62,080
600
33 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$61,860
60
34 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$61,760
130
35 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$61,720
90
36 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$61,420
210
37 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$61,400
60
38 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$61,380
660
39 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$61,120
40
40 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$61,010
510
41 Danbury, Connecticut
$60,940
50
42 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$60,000
3,050
43 Florence, South Carolina
$59,900
40
44 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$59,370
60
45 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$59,160
n/a
46 Lafayette, Indiana
$59,060
40
47 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$59,060
60
48 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$59,000
140
49 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$58,610
290
50 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$58,210
80
51 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$58,030
70
52 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$57,990
50
53 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$57,960
150
54 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$57,780
120
55 Flagstaff, Arizona
$57,270
n/a
56 Greeley, Colorado
$57,140
40
57 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$57,080
100
58 Framingham, Massachusetts
$57,060
220
59 Morristown, Tennessee
$56,980
40
60 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$56,970
220
61 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$56,920
70
62 Worcester, Massachusetts
$56,830
100
63 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$56,760
60
64 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$56,720
40
65 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$56,670
100
66 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$56,460
180
67 Fargo, North Dakota
$56,450
70
68 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$56,320
350
69 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$56,270
350
70 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$56,260
50
71 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$56,150
130
72 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$56,110
1,520
73 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$56,040
110
74 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$56,030
80
75 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,940
840
76 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$55,930
1,960
77 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,920
1,430
78 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$55,790
1,920
79 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$55,780
400
80 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$55,780
590
81 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$55,740
n/a
82 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$55,710
250
83 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$55,660
50
84 Rockford, Illinois
$55,640
100
85 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$55,590
650
86 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$55,430
50
87 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$55,420
50
88 Asheville, North Carolina
$55,310
40
89 Clarksville, Tennessee
$55,200
50
90 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$55,170
100
91 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$55,120
50
92 Dayton, Ohio
$55,010
190
93 Jackson, Mississippi
$55,010
70
94 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$54,830
50
95 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$54,570
260
96 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$54,470
100
97 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$54,330
190
98 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$54,310
250
99 Columbus, Ohio
$54,240
380
100 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$54,000
40
See also: Highest paying industries for mechanical engineering technicians.