Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among Kansas metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,540
25th Percentile Wage
$61,490
50th Percentile Wage
$75,340
75th Percentile Wage
$96,310
90th Percentile Wage
$123,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,340
2.75% 7.69%
2016
$73,270
3.53% -
2015
$70,680
1.75% -
2014
$69,440
-1.15% -
2013
$70,240
0.98% -
2012
$69,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Kansas ranges from $66,410 to $79,690. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Kansas is Topeka with a median annual salary of $79,690. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Lawrence (mean annual salary $77,890). The lowest paying area is Manhattan with a median annual salary of $66,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Topeka
$79,690
Lawrence
$77,890
Wichita
$74,970
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$67,570
Manhattan
$66,410




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