A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$71,427 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project and Project Management.

AU$50,933 - AU$110,137
(Median)
AU$51K
AU$71K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$71,426
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AU$19.92 - AU$64.63
(Median)
AU$20
AU$32
AU$65
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$50,933 - AU$110,137  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,959  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$12,164  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,653 - AU$115,127  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.92 - AU$64.63  
   
Overtime
AU$28.65 - AU$69.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,959  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$12,164  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,653 - AU$115,127  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$71,873

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
AU$72,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

up arrow 13%






Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

AutoDesk
up arrow 2%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$72,000

Matlab
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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