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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among North Dakota 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$111,580
75th Percentile Wage
$89,910
50th Percentile Wage
$71,720
25th Percentile Wage
$52,730
10th Percentile Wage
$41,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$53.64
75th Percentile Wage
$43.22
50th Percentile Wage
$34.47
25th Percentile Wage
$25.35
10th Percentile Wage
$19.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.64. The median hourly salary is $34.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.86.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $71,720 -2.87%
2013 $73,840 4.12%
2012 $70,920 2.10%
2011 $69,460 2.63%
2010 $67,680 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for mechanical engineers in state of North Dakota from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.97%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.12%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.10% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 2.63% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Mechanical Engineer Wage in North Dakota vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Mechanical Engineers
$71,720
Mining and Geological Engineers
$88,410
Petroleum Engineers
$91,280
Engineers, All Other
$65,580
Civil Engineers
$72,150
Electrical Engineers
$87,620
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$63,220

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in North Dakota Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of North Dakota ranges from $47,190 to $77,200. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in North Dakota is Fargo with a median annual salary of $77,200. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,050). The lowest paying area is Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fargo
$77,200
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$72,050
Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$47,190

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