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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among New Jersey metropolitan 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,670
25th Percentile Wage
$70,070
50th Percentile Wage
$90,000
75th Percentile Wage
$112,150
90th Percentile Wage
$129,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,670.

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
$90,000
-1.04% 4.52%
2016
$90,940
3.00% -
2015
$88,210
1.77% -
2014
$86,650
0.74% -
2013
$86,010
0.09% -
2012
$85,930
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of New Jersey ranges from $78,950 to $98,900. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in New Jersey is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $98,900. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $98,210). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $78,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$98,900
Trenton-Ewing
$98,210
Edison-New Brunswick
$90,730
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$85,600
Camden
$80,590
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$78,950




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