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 amongst Minnesota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,750
25th Percentile Wage
$42,050
50th Percentile Wage
$53,270
75th Percentile Wage
$69,760
90th Percentile Wage
$83,780

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 $83,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.42
25th Percentile Wage
$20.21
50th Percentile Wage
$25.61
75th Percentile Wage
$33.54
90th Percentile Wage
$40.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.28. The median hourly salary is $25.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.42.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,270-1.58%3.94%
201554,110-1.72%-
201455,0405.61%-
201351,9501.50%-
201251,170--

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 $44,160 to $55,420. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Minnesota is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,420. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $46,870). The lowest paying area is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$55,420
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$46,870
Mankato-North Mankato
$46,160
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$44,160



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