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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,320
25th Percentile Wage
$56,920
50th Percentile Wage
$72,470
75th Percentile Wage
$91,680
90th Percentile Wage
$114,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical 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) mechanical engineers is $114,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineers is $44,320.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,4702.48%18.48%
201570,6705.84%-
201466,54021.55%-
201352,200-13.18%-
201259,080--

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

The average salaries of mechanical engineers in two industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. For detailed mechanical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accommodation
$72,470
Traveler Accommodation
$72,470

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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