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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,600
25th Percentile Wage
$66,350
50th Percentile Wage
$81,780
75th Percentile Wage
$105,040
90th Percentile Wage
$127,560

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 $127,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,600.

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
$81,780
2.98% 6.90%
2016
$79,340
2.68% -
2015
$77,210
0.78% -
2014
$76,610
-0.63% -
2013
$77,090
1.23% -
2012
$76,140
- -

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 $62,190 to $85,890. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $85,890. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Jefferson City (mean annual salary $83,370). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $62,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$85,890
Jefferson City
$83,370
Kansas City
$79,580
St Joseph
$78,070
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$74,300
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$72,260
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,190
Springfield
$65,400
Joplin
$65,270
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$64,290
Columbia
$63,160
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$62,190




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