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Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of mechanical insulation workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of mechanical insulation workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The mechanical insulation workers 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. Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,920
25th Percentile Wage
$35,300
50th Percentile Wage
$45,430
75th Percentile Wage
$61,270
90th Percentile Wage
$84,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical insulation workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mechanical insulation workers is $84,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,920. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 191% 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 mechanical insulation workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,4304.01%13.78%
201543,6101.42%-
201442,9905.79%-
201340,5003.28%-
201239,170--

Table 2. Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of mechanical insulation workers in 6 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 mechanical insulation workers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $59,020. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $31,140).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$59,020
Manufacturing
$49,960
Federal, State, and Local Government
$48,670
Construction
$44,830
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,240
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,140

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Mechanical Insulation Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only mechanical insulation workers 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 mechanical insulation workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,080 to $89,090. The highest paying state for mechanical insulation workers is Oregon with a median annual salary of $89,090. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,080. For more salary information of mechanical insulation workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Oregon
$89,090
New Jersey
$89,020
Rhode Island
$88,590
Massachusetts
$80,130
Illinois
$79,710
New York
$72,080
Minnesota
$70,390
Wisconsin
$69,430
Nebraska
$66,350
Pennsylvania
$59,440
West Virginia
$58,290
Missouri
$58,150
Hawaii
$57,630
Washington
$56,940
Indiana
$56,930
Arizona
$56,870
Connecticut
$55,000
Ohio
$54,950
Mississippi
$51,880
Kentucky
$51,100
Nevada
$49,370
Idaho
$49,060
Montana
$47,230
California
$46,570
Louisiana
$45,260
New Mexico
$45,190
Michigan
$44,570
Maine
$44,010
Virginia
$43,920
Delaware
$43,670
Iowa
$42,520
Tennessee
$41,510
Texas
$40,980
Georgia
$40,880
Kansas
$39,620
Maryland
$39,150
Colorado
$39,010
Wyoming
$38,650
North Dakota
$37,530
Oklahoma
$37,220
Florida
$36,910
North Carolina
$36,720
Alabama
$36,300
Utah
$35,710
Arkansas
$35,520
South Carolina
$34,620
Puerto Rico
$18,080


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