Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,380
25th Percentile Wage
$40,280
50th Percentile Wage
$49,060
75th Percentile Wage
$58,570
90th Percentile Wage
$66,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,060
4.67% -0.45%
2016
$46,770
-1.80% -
2015
$47,610
4.14% -
2014
$45,640
-2.08% -
2013
$46,590
-5.77% -
2012
$49,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $29,980 to $55,660. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Kentucky is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,660. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $55,280). The lowest paying area is Evansville with a median annual salary of $29,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$55,660
Lexington-Fayette
$55,280
Louisville-Jefferson County
$49,380
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$47,470
Elizabethtown
$41,760
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$33,290
Evansville
$29,980




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