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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,890
25th Percentile Wage
$73,820
50th Percentile Wage
$91,320
75th Percentile Wage
$116,040
90th Percentile Wage
$138,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,890.

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
$91,320
1.85% 3.32%
2016
$89,630
2.05% -
2015
$87,790
-0.97% -
2014
$88,640
1.24% -
2013
$87,540
-0.86% -
2012
$88,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $64,430 to $116,480. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Massachusetts is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $116,480. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Framingham (mean annual salary $105,100). The lowest paying area is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner with a median annual salary of $64,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$116,480
Framingham
$105,100
Barnstable Town
$104,570
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$93,890
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$89,540
Peabody
$87,110
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$85,880
Springfield
$83,160
New Bedford
$83,100
Worcester
$80,230
Pittsfield
$75,040
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$71,290
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$68,050
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$64,430




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