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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Fayetteville, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Fayetteville, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of mechanical engineers in Fayetteville is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Mechanical Engineers in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,160
25th Percentile Wage
$69,250
50th Percentile Wage
$82,110
75th Percentile Wage
$95,650
90th Percentile Wage
$102,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,160.

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
$82,110
-4.08% -0.76%
2016
$85,460
-2.71% -
2015
$87,780
0.32% -
2014
$87,500
-0.87% -
2013
$88,260
6.27% -
2012
$82,730
- -

Table 3. Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Fayetteville with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $82,110 in Fayetteville is in the middle of salary range for mechanical engineers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in Fayetteville is 18.3 percent (18.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Wilmington and 15.0 percent (15.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$100,540
Raleigh-Cary
$90,450
Burlington
$88,360
Winston-Salem
$84,560
Fayetteville
$82,110
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$80,470
Greenville
$78,950
Asheville
$78,810
Durham-Chapel Hill
$78,120
Greensboro-High Point
$77,110
Rocky Mount
$76,880
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$76,390
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$74,690
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,960
Goldsboro
$70,590
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,810



See also: Top paying jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina.