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Engineer, All Other Salary Information

The salary statistics of engineers, all other are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of engineers, all other within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The engineers, all other annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Engineer, All Other Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,570
25th Percentile Wage
$71,490
50th Percentile Wage
$97,300
75th Percentile Wage
$124,960
90th Percentile Wage
$152,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers, all other. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) engineers, all other is $152,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,570. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 190% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,3001.44%5.42%
201595,9001.73%-
201494,2401.66%-
201392,6800.70%-
201292,030--

Table 2. Engineer, All Other Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of engineers, all other in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for engineers, all other occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $111,720. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $64,700).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$111,720
Finance and Insurance
$101,600
Mining
$99,160
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$98,500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$98,330
Information
$97,400
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$95,610
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$94,890
Utilities
$89,600
Manufacturing
$89,250
Wholesale Trade
$85,060
Health Care and Social Assistance
$84,790
Transportation and Warehousing
$82,390
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$81,200
Accommodation and Food Services
$79,870
Educational Services
$78,180
Construction
$75,560
Retail Trade
$71,190
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$64,700

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Engineers, All Other by States

From the above tables we note that not only engineers, all other salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of engineers, all other in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $47,000 to $133,410. The highest paying state for engineers, all other is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $133,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $47,000. For more salary information of engineers, all other profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$133,410
Maryland
$123,750
Alaska
$116,210
Virginia
$116,140
Alabama
$111,740
Massachusetts
$109,420
Delaware
$108,990
New Jersey
$108,120
California
$107,230
Texas
$106,610
Colorado
$105,360
New Mexico
$105,170
Connecticut
$102,740
South Carolina
$101,320
Mississippi
$101,230
Nevada
$100,530
Minnesota
$99,630
New York
$99,220
West Virginia
$98,290
Idaho
$97,840
Florida
$96,760
Hawaii
$96,380
Washington
$95,650
Rhode Island
$95,150
Utah
$93,120
Oklahoma
$92,190
Oregon
$91,850
North Carolina
$91,820
Pennsylvania
$91,540
Maine
$90,710
Georgia
$90,130
Michigan
$88,960
Wyoming
$87,490
Ohio
$87,240
New Hampshire
$86,680
Illinois
$85,260
Vermont
$85,210
Arizona
$83,760
Tennessee
$82,360
Kentucky
$81,650
Wisconsin
$81,210
Montana
$79,060
Kansas
$78,780
North Dakota
$78,590
Louisiana
$77,970
Missouri
$77,400
Iowa
$73,320
Indiana
$70,340
Arkansas
$60,770
Puerto Rico
$47,000


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