Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians among New York cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,150
25th Percentile Wage
$44,490
50th Percentile Wage
$55,290
75th Percentile Wage
$72,400
90th Percentile Wage
$90,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.86
25th Percentile Wage
$21.39
50th Percentile Wage
$26.58
75th Percentile Wage
$34.81
90th Percentile Wage
$43.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineering technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.46. The median hourly salary is $26.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,2904.70%7.70%
201552,690-3.74%-
201454,6605.38%-
201351,7201.33%-
201251,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of New York ranges from $44,880 to $66,860. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $66,860. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $63,130). The lowest paying area is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown with a median annual salary of $44,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$66,860
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$63,130
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$62,080
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$56,150
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$54,570
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$50,760
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$50,520
Rochester
$50,460
Syracuse
$45,510
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$44,880


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