The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Asheville, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of mechanical engineers in Asheville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$55,230|
|25th Percentile Wage||$63,830|
|50th Percentile Wage||$78,810|
|75th Percentile Wage||$93,850|
|90th Percentile Wage||$102,780|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Asheville, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,230.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $78,810 in Asheville is in the middle of salary range for mechanical engineers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in Asheville is 21.6 percent (21.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Wilmington and 11.4 percent (11.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Durham-Chapel Hill|| |
|Greensboro-High Point|| |
|Rocky Mount|| |
|Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |