The salary statistics of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mechanical engineer salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $153,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineers is $55,150.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of mechanical engineers in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed mechanical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Spectator Sports|| |
|Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .