It's no surprise that a mechanical engineering degree will get you into a variety of industries and help you find a well-paid career. Some of the best paid gigs top $90,000 per year on average, like engineering project manager. Take a look at PayScale's list of most popular mechanical engineering degree jobs to see which interest you.
Methodology Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.
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Popular Mechanical Engineering Degree Jobs - Full List
National Median Pay
HVAC Design Engineer
HVAC Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
HVAC Systems Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Manager
Product Design Engineer
Product Development Engineer
Research and Development Engineer
Project Manager, Engineering
Field Sales Engineer
Industrial Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
Technical Sales Engineer
Methodology All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates with a Bachelor's degree in the given major from any college. Median salary for each job title is for individuals with any major who have a typical amount of experience at that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals in these categories. See full methodology for more.