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Mechanical Engineer Salary (Australia)

A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$71,519 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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AU$49,865 - AU$110,892
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$71,519
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Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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AU$20.61 - AU$75.25
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MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,865 - AU$110,892  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,321  
Profit Sharing
AU$391.49 - AU$6,183  
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$49,895 - AU$117,694  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,614
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$20.61 - AU$75.25  
   
Overtime
AU$22.98 - AU$53.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,321  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$391.49 - AU$6,183  
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$49,895 - AU$117,694  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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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

Mackay
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Darwin
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Newcastle
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Canberra
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National Average
AU$73,000
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

National Average
AU$73,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

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Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Autocad 2000i
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 1%
National Average
AU$73,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Matlab
up arrow 4%
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 76%