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||$56,900|
|25th Percentile Wage||$71,540|
|50th Percentile Wage||$94,900|
|75th Percentile Wage||$126,790|
|90th Percentile Wage||$159,700|
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 $159,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineers is $56,900.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-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|
|Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries|| |
|Spectator Sports|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .