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Engineer Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare engineer salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,990
25th Percentile Wage
$67,210
50th Percentile Wage
$85,910
75th Percentile Wage
$106,720
90th Percentile Wage
$133,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $133,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $52,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,910-1.39%10.43%
201587,1001.92%-
201485,4303.96%-
201382,0506.22%-
201276,950--

Compare Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of engineers in eight industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $95,470. The lowest paying industry is the automotive mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $68,980). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$95,470
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$88,370
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$87,510
Repair and Maintenance
$85,810
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$85,040
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$75,420
Social Advocacy Organizations
$71,030
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$68,980

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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