Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians among Virginia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,490
25th Percentile Wage
$44,520
50th Percentile Wage
$53,820
75th Percentile Wage
$69,980
90th Percentile Wage
$87,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,820
-1.60% -0.24%
2016
$54,680
-1.15% -
2015
$55,310
-0.22% -
2014
$55,430
3.32% -
2013
$53,590
-0.67% -
2012
$53,950
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $48,490 to $74,250. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Virginia is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $74,250. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $69,000). The lowest paying area is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $48,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$74,250
Richmond
$69,000
Roanoke
$54,220
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$51,780
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$50,460
Lynchburg
$48,490




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