Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians amongst Tennessee 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 Engineering Technicians in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,470
25th Percentile Wage
$41,400
50th Percentile Wage
$52,100
75th Percentile Wage
$62,970
90th Percentile Wage
$82,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,470.

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
$52,100
2.80% 2.76%
2016
$50,640
-2.74% -
2015
$52,030
0.50% -
2014
$51,770
-3.94% -
2013
$53,810
5.85% -
2012
$50,660
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $44,740 to $58,750. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Tennessee is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,750. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $58,100). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,750
Knoxville
$58,100
Morristown
$56,980
Chattanooga
$55,380
Clarksville
$55,200
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$54,810
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,890
Jackson
$49,240
Memphis
$48,960
Johnson City
$45,600
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$45,180
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$44,740




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