Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,580
25th Percentile Wage
$43,530
50th Percentile Wage
$54,620
75th Percentile Wage
$69,930
90th Percentile Wage
$87,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,580.

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
$54,620
2.47% 6.32%
2016
$53,270
-1.58% -
2015
$54,110
-1.72% -
2014
$55,040
5.61% -
2013
$51,950
1.50% -
2012
$51,170
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Minnesota ranges from $48,000 to $68,090. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $68,090. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,310). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $48,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$68,090
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$56,310
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$50,220
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$48,150
Mankato-North Mankato
$48,000




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