Mechanical Engineer Salary (Australia)

A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$70,882 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$49,691 - AU$110,635
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: AU$70,882
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Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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AU$20.34 - AU$77.32
(Median)
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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$49,691 - AU$110,635  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,355  
Profit Sharing
AU$488.32 - AU$6,061  
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$49,555 - AU$118,373  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,755
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$20.34 - AU$77.32  
   
Overtime
AU$22.98 - AU$51.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,355  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$488.32 - AU$6,061  
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).
)
AU$49,555 - AU$118,373  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,755
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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$72,000
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

National Average
AU$72,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

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Visual Basic (VB)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
AU$72,000
Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
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%
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