The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineers among Florida cities 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$51,400|
|25th Percentile Wage||$64,040|
|50th Percentile Wage||$84,530|
|75th Percentile Wage||$103,550|
|90th Percentile Wage||$129,420|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,400.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineers in state of Florida ranges from $50,370 to $95,670. The highest paying area for mechanical engineers in Florida is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford with a median annual salary of $95,670. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville (mean annual salary $95,310). The lowest paying area is Lakeland-Winter Haven with a median annual salary of $50,370.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |