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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
$54,130
25th Percentile Wage
$68,930
50th Percentile Wage
$87,950
75th Percentile Wage
$110,310
90th Percentile Wage
$135,280

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 $135,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $54,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,950
2.32% 12.51%
2016
$85,910
-1.39% -
2015
$87,100
1.92% -
2014
$85,430
3.96% -
2013
$82,050
6.22% -
2012
$76,950
- -

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

The average salaries of engineers in twelve 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 other personal services industry with an annual salary $102,980. The lowest paying industry is the automotive mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $74,070). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Personal Services
$102,980
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$99,140
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$91,620
Civic and Social Organizations
$89,860
Personal and Laundry Services
$88,080
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$87,850
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$87,850
Repair and Maintenance
$87,470
Drycleaning and Laundry Services
$79,950
Social Advocacy Organizations
$76,620
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$75,750
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$74,070

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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