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Mechanical Engineers in Nevada

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110.4% Jobs Projection
$86,860 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Mechanical Engineers in Nevada are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Mechanical Engineers in Nevada is growing faster than average.

  • Mechanical Engineers in Nevada earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mechanical Engineers Work in Nevada?

There were approximately 780 workers employed as Mechanical Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 780 Mechanical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 3,600 Mechanical Engineers working in it, which means Nevada has fewer Mechanical Engineers than average.


Job Projections for Nevada

Jobs for Mechanical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 110.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.8%.


Nevada Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 1,410 total jobs in 2026 for Mechanical Engineers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 21,200 annual jobs and 314,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Mechanical Engineers Make in Nevada?

In 2018 wages for Mechanical Engineers ranged from $47,890 to $126,540 with $86,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.02 to $60.84. The median hourly rate was $41.76.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.96 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.80.

The median salary in Nevada is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Nevada Metros for Mechanical Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Mechanical Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 320 $89,200
Reno, NV 320 $88,970

Top States for Mechanical Engineers Employment

View the list below to see where most Mechanical Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Michigan 43,890 $87,790
California 27,330 $101,430
Texas 20,820 $94,580
Illinois 17,320 $89,050
Pennsylvania 16,590 $81,270
Ohio 15,300 $77,450
New York 11,280 $87,470
Wisconsin 11,270 $76,140
Massachusetts 9,130 $93,630
Minnesota 8,340 $82,110
North Carolina 8,000 $82,730
Indiana 7,770 $77,580
Washington 7,750 $90,510
Virginia 7,590 $93,990
Florida 7,370 $83,160
South Carolina 6,000 $89,070
Maryland 5,670 $100,850
New Jersey 5,090 $92,510
Arizona 4,770 $92,870
Georgia 4,750 $81,660

Below are the states where Mechanical Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $114,450
New Mexico $111,320
Alaska $107,960
Delaware $103,230
California $101,430
Maryland $100,850
Texas $94,580
Virginia $93,990
Louisiana $93,820
Massachusetts $93,630


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