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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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.

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,840
25th Percentile Wage
$65,580
50th Percentile Wage
$84,350
75th Percentile Wage
$109,530
90th Percentile Wage
$141,410

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.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201684,350-1.70%3.08%
201585,780-0.49%-
201486,2000.60%-
201385,6804.59%-
201281,750--

Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

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
$104,880
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$100,720
Office Administrative Services
$94,300
Other Support Services
$86,920
Employment Services
$83,690
Administrative and Support Services
$83,490
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$82,090
Facilities Support Services
$76,650
Investigation and Security Services
$76,290
Security Systems Services
$76,290

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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