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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,000
25th Percentile Wage
$35,310
50th Percentile Wage
$45,550
75th Percentile Wage
$61,460
90th Percentile Wage
$83,610

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 $83,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,000. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 188% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,550
0.26% 14.01%
2016
$45,430
4.01% -
2015
$43,610
1.42% -
2014
$42,990
5.79% -
2013
$40,500
3.28% -
2012
$39,170
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Table 2. Mechanical Insulation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of mechanical insulation workers in 11 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 utilities sector with an annual salary $78,580. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $30,440).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$78,580
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,950
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$57,660
Mining
$55,840
Educational Services
$53,090
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,070
Manufacturing
$49,960
Construction
$44,870
Wholesale Trade
$43,450
Health Care and Social Assistance
$35,310
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,440

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 $89,990. The highest paying state for mechanical insulation workers is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $89,990. 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
New Jersey
$89,990
Rhode Island
$89,700
Massachusetts
$81,090
Nevada
$79,470
Oregon
$79,470
Illinois
$71,530
Wisconsin
$69,020
Connecticut
$68,080
Pennsylvania
$65,350
Montana
$64,850
District of Columbia
$64,040
Minnesota
$63,560
Alaska
$61,770
Washington
$60,520
California
$60,500
Indiana
$58,950
Missouri
$58,520
West Virginia
$57,410
New York
$57,330
Ohio
$57,250
Nebraska
$56,670
Hawaii
$53,050
Mississippi
$52,060
Kansas
$51,120
Delaware
$48,760
New Hampshire
$48,360
Louisiana
$45,050
Michigan
$44,660
Virginia
$44,120
Kentucky
$43,580
Iowa
$43,330
Idaho
$42,090
Wyoming
$41,750
Colorado
$41,360
Maine
$40,470
Texas
$40,130
Georgia
$39,750
North Dakota
$39,120
New Mexico
$38,920
Oklahoma
$38,600
Alabama
$38,240
Florida
$37,150
North Carolina
$37,010
Tennessee
$36,680
Arkansas
$36,510
Maryland
$36,360
Utah
$35,920
South Carolina
$35,420
South Dakota
$31,510
Arizona
$24,090
Puerto Rico
$18,080



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