Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,850
25th Percentile Wage
$69,940
50th Percentile Wage
$88,340
75th Percentile Wage
$109,230
90th Percentile Wage
$129,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,850.

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
$88,340
2.03% 2.89%
2016
$86,550
-2.97% -
2015
$89,120
0.43% -
2014
$88,740
1.72% -
2013
$87,210
1.63% -
2012
$85,790
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Michigan ranges from $66,200 to $95,390. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $95,390. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Niles-Benton Harbor (mean annual salary $94,390). The lowest paying area is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$95,390
Niles-Benton Harbor
$94,390
Battle Creek
$93,730
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$92,520
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$91,560
Jackson
$90,490
Ann Arbor
$82,970
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$79,680
Monroe
$79,120
Flint
$78,960
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$75,720
Lansing-East Lansing
$73,790
Kalamazoo-Portage
$73,580
South Bend-Mishawaka
$72,940
Bay City
$72,410
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$71,660
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$71,560
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$69,570
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$67,440
Holland-Grand Haven
$67,370
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$66,200




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