Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,830
25th Percentile Wage
$63,030
50th Percentile Wage
$76,730
75th Percentile Wage
$93,650
90th Percentile Wage
$118,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,830.

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
$76,730
2.58% 11.92%
2016
$74,750
-0.20% -
2015
$74,900
0.67% -
2014
$74,400
2.08% -
2013
$72,850
7.23% -
2012
$67,580
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Montana ranges from $71,870 to $87,420. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Montana is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $87,420. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Great Falls (mean annual salary $75,590). The lowest paying area is Missoula with a median annual salary of $71,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$87,420
Great Falls
$75,590
Billings
$74,020
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$73,640
Missoula
$71,870




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