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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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,320
25th Percentile Wage
$64,490
50th Percentile Wage
$81,790
75th Percentile Wage
$100,090
90th Percentile Wage
$118,360

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 $118,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,320.

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
$81,790
-0.11% 6.94%
2016
$81,880
2.81% -
2015
$79,580
6.38% -
2014
$74,500
-0.50% -
2013
$74,870
-1.66% -
2012
$76,110
- -

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 $69,710 to $110,610. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in West Virginia is Winchester with a median annual salary of $110,610. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (mean annual salary $105,850). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winchester
$110,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$105,850
Charleston
$92,370
Wheeling
$86,820
Huntington-Ashland
$83,750
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$81,660
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$77,830
Morgantown
$74,550
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,150
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$69,710




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