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Engineer Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of engineers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare engineer salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,890
25th Percentile Wage
$57,930
50th Percentile Wage
$75,260
75th Percentile Wage
$97,640
90th Percentile Wage
$123,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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) engineers is $123,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $38,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of engineers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,260
3.44% 19.85%
2016
$72,670
7.46% -
2015
$67,250
24.03% -
2013
$51,090
-18.07% -
2012
$60,320
- -

Compare Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of engineers in three industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for engineer occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $81,870. The lowest paying industry is the traveler accommodation industry (annual salary $75,140). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$81,870
Accommodation
$75,140
Traveler Accommodation
$75,140

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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