Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among Idaho cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineers in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,010
25th Percentile Wage
$63,590
50th Percentile Wage
$76,490
75th Percentile Wage
$98,310
90th Percentile Wage
$119,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.00
25th Percentile Wage
$30.57
50th Percentile Wage
$36.78
75th Percentile Wage
$47.26
90th Percentile Wage
$57.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.48. The median hourly salary is $36.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.00.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,490-0.47%-3.88%
201576,850-2.78%-
201478,9900.54%-
201378,560-1.15%-
201279,460--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Idaho ranges from $64,920 to $98,610. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Idaho is Idaho Falls with a median annual salary of $98,610. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Coeur dAlene (mean annual salary $80,900). The lowest paying area is Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Idaho Falls
$98,610
Coeur dAlene
$80,900
Boise City-Nampa
$73,390
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$69,700
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$64,920


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