The salary statistics of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mechanical engineer salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $141,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineers is $52,840.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of mechanical engineers in ten industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for mechanical engineer occupations is the waste treatment and disposal industry with an annual salary $104,880. The lowest paying industry is the security systems services industry (annual salary $76,290). For detailed mechanical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Waste Treatment and Disposal|| |
|Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Office Administrative Services|| |
|Other Support Services|| |
|Employment Services|| |
|Administrative and Support Services|| |
|Remediation and Other Waste Management Services|| |
|Facilities Support Services|| |
|Investigation and Security Services|| |
|Security Systems Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .