Mechanical Engineer Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mechanical engineer salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,140
25th Percentile Wage
$55,250
50th Percentile Wage
$67,390
75th Percentile Wage
$88,710
90th Percentile Wage
$101,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mechanical engineers is $101,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineers is $45,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,390-10.12%-15.36%
201574,210-2.47%-
201476,040-2.17%-
201377,690-0.06%-
201277,740--

Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of mechanical engineers in two industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed mechanical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$65,820
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$62,920

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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