Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,490
25th Percentile Wage
$64,580
50th Percentile Wage
$79,340
75th Percentile Wage
$101,660
90th Percentile Wage
$124,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.71
25th Percentile Wage
$31.05
50th Percentile Wage
$38.15
75th Percentile Wage
$48.87
90th Percentile Wage
$60.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.02. The median hourly salary is $38.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.71.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,3402.68%4.03%
201577,2100.78%-
201476,610-0.63%-
201377,0901.23%-
201276,140--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Missouri ranges from $61,260 to $85,150. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $85,150. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Jefferson City (mean annual salary $83,370). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $61,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$85,150
Jefferson City
$83,370
St Joseph
$77,660
Kansas City
$77,590
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$74,000
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$70,680
Joplin
$68,600
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$65,430
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$64,210
Columbia
$63,160
Springfield
$61,260


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