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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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$44,650
25th Percentile Wage
$53,550
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$79,980
90th Percentile Wage
$101,340

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 $101,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,540
0.65% -4.53%
2016
$63,130
-2.76% -
2015
$64,870
-0.89% -
2014
$65,450
-4.43% -
2013
$68,350
2.82% -
2012
$66,420
- -

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 $63,540, 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 $97,020). In comparison, the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 34.5 percent (34.5%) lower than that in the highest paying city Chattanooga.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$97,020
Cleveland
$93,820
Knoxville
$92,480
Clarksville
$86,070
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$85,130
Johnson City
$78,250
Memphis
$77,490
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$77,330
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$73,820
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$71,060
Jackson
$68,840
Morristown
$68,690
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$63,540



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