Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians among South Dakota 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 South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,280
25th Percentile Wage
$35,690
50th Percentile Wage
$41,030
75th Percentile Wage
$46,570
90th Percentile Wage
$49,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,280.

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
$41,030
5.75% 7.02%
2016
$38,670
0.41% -
2015
$38,510
-0.83% -
2014
$38,830
1.21% -
2013
$38,360
0.55% -
2012
$38,150
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of South Dakota ranges from $40,990 to $42,820. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in South Dakota is Sioux Falls with a median annual salary of $42,820. The lowest paying area is Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sioux Falls
$42,820
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$40,990




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