Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians among Pennsylvania 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,220
25th Percentile Wage
$43,210
50th Percentile Wage
$54,340
75th Percentile Wage
$64,230
90th Percentile Wage
$76,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,340
5.48% 4.80%
2016
$51,360
6.87% -
2015
$47,830
-1.80% -
2014
$48,690
1.01% -
2013
$48,200
-7.32% -
2012
$51,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $39,940 to $60,650. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Pennsylvania is Reading with a median annual salary of $60,650. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Lancaster (mean annual salary $59,020). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reading
$60,650
Lancaster
$59,020
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$58,580
Pittsburgh
$57,720
Newark-Union
$54,180
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$53,350
York-Hanover
$53,030
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,830
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$51,800
Erie
$50,580
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$50,500
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$49,080
State College
$46,910
Philadelphia
$46,090
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,580
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,250
Johnstown
$43,970
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,940




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