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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers amongst West Virginia metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineers in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,050
25th Percentile Wage
$67,860
50th Percentile Wage
$81,880
75th Percentile Wage
$101,330
90th Percentile Wage
$119,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.50
25th Percentile Wage
$32.63
50th Percentile Wage
$39.36
75th Percentile Wage
$48.72
90th Percentile Wage
$57.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical engineers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.26. The median hourly salary is $39.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.50.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,8802.81%7.05%
201579,5806.38%-
201474,500-0.50%-
201374,870-1.66%-
201276,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineers in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of West Virginia ranges from $70,150 to $103,710. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $103,710. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Morgantown (mean annual salary $102,960). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$103,710
Morgantown
$102,960
Wheeling
$98,190
Huntington-Ashland
$85,200
Charleston
$83,760
Winchester
$83,630
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$81,660
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$77,830
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$73,290
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,150


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