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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of mechanical engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Mechanical Engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,400
25th Percentile Wage
$53,900
50th Percentile Wage
$63,130
75th Percentile Wage
$78,420
90th Percentile Wage
$101,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.83
25th Percentile Wage
$25.91
50th Percentile Wage
$30.35
75th Percentile Wage
$37.70
90th Percentile Wage
$48.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.99. The median hourly salary is $30.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.83.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,130-2.76%-5.21%
201564,870-0.89%-
201465,450-4.43%-
201368,3502.82%-
201266,420--

Table 3. Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,130, North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for mechanical engineers in state of Tennessee, following city of Chattanooga (median annual salary of $94,210). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is about 33.0 percent (33.0%) lower than that of the highest paying city Chattanooga.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$94,210
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$94,090
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$90,990
Knoxville
$88,130
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$88,020
Jackson
$78,400
Johnson City
$77,830
Memphis
$76,530
Clarksville
$74,980
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$69,180
Morristown
$68,690
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$63,130

See also: Top paying jobs in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.