Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers 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 Engineers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,680
25th Percentile Wage
$59,010
50th Percentile Wage
$72,600
75th Percentile Wage
$89,970
90th Percentile Wage
$106,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.37
25th Percentile Wage
$28.37
50th Percentile Wage
$34.90
75th Percentile Wage
$43.26
90th Percentile Wage
$51.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.38. The median hourly salary is $34.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.37.

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
201672,600-2.19%2.26%
201574,1903.52%-
201471,580-0.20%-
201371,7201.06%-
201270,960--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Indiana ranges from $61,340 to $89,090. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Indiana is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $89,090. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Anderson (mean annual salary $84,760). The lowest paying area is Terre Haute with a median annual salary of $61,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$89,090
Anderson
$84,760
Bloomington
$79,750
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$78,730
Kokomo
$77,470
Gary
$76,970
Indianapolis-Carmel
$75,870
Fort Wayne
$72,330
Muncie
$67,690
Elkhart-Goshen
$66,470
Michigan City-La Porte
$66,460
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$65,160
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$64,670
Columbus
$63,440
Terre Haute
$61,340


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