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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of mechanical engineers in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington 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 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,910
25th Percentile Wage
$68,320
50th Percentile Wage
$82,030
75th Percentile Wage
$101,110
90th Percentile Wage
$121,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,910.

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
$82,030
1.68% 5.08%
2016
$80,650
1.54% -
2015
$79,410
-2.72% -
2014
$81,570
0.06% -
2013
$81,520
4.49% -
2012
$77,860
- -

Table 3. Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $82,030, Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington is the second highest paying city for mechanical engineers in state of Wisconsin, following the highest paying city Sheboygan (median annual salary of $87,340). Compared with Sheboygan, the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington is 6.1 percent (6.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sheboygan
$87,340
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$82,030
La Crosse
$81,730
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$77,940
Appleton
$77,670
Lake County-Kenosha County
$76,440
Madison
$75,880
Duluth
$73,700
Racine
$72,920
Fond du Lac
$72,360
Oshkosh-Neenah
$71,560
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,810
Janesville
$70,570
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,390
Green Bay
$70,050
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$68,690
Eau Claire
$65,180
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$64,010
Wausau
$62,870
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,250



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