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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of mechanical engineers in Winston-Salem 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 Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,140
25th Percentile Wage
$69,960
50th Percentile Wage
$84,560
75th Percentile Wage
$98,110
90th Percentile Wage
$112,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,140.

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
$84,560
0.32% 14.51%
2016
$84,290
2.17% -
2015
$82,460
1.75% -
2014
$81,020
5.73% -
2013
$76,380
5.35% -
2012
$72,290
- -

Table 3. Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Winston-Salem with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $84,560 in Winston-Salem is in the middle of salary range for mechanical engineers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in Winston-Salem is 15.9 percent (15.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Wilmington and 17.4 percent (17.4%) 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 Winston-Salem, North Carolina.