Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,830
25th Percentile Wage
$44,510
50th Percentile Wage
$56,990
75th Percentile Wage
$74,810
90th Percentile Wage
$115,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.71
25th Percentile Wage
$21.40
50th Percentile Wage
$27.40
75th Percentile Wage
$35.96
90th Percentile Wage
$55.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.76. The median hourly salary is $27.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.71.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201556,990-3.07%14.04%
201458,74016.53%-
201349,0300.08%-
201248,990--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $45,150 to $61,720. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $61,720. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $48,860). The lowest paying area is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux with a median annual salary of $45,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$61,720
Baton Rouge
$48,860
Lafayette
$47,650
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$45,150



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