Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians amongst Indiana 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 Engineering Technicians in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,580
25th Percentile Wage
$39,900
50th Percentile Wage
$50,210
75th Percentile Wage
$62,850
90th Percentile Wage
$78,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.66
25th Percentile Wage
$19.18
50th Percentile Wage
$24.14
75th Percentile Wage
$30.22
90th Percentile Wage
$37.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.60. The median hourly salary is $24.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.66.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,210-0.18%0.12%
201550,3002.76%-
201448,9100.04%-
201348,890-2.58%-
201250,150--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Indiana ranges from $37,930 to $66,230. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $66,230. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $61,420). The lowest paying area is Bloomington with a median annual salary of $37,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$66,230
Indianapolis-Carmel
$61,420
Lafayette
$59,060
Fort Wayne
$52,600
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$50,280
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,300
Columbus
$39,540
Bloomington
$37,930


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