A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$71,585 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$51,086 - AU$110,093
AU$51K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$71,837
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AU$20.47 - AU$63.55
AU$20
AU$31
AU$64
MEDIAN: AU$31.37
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$51,086 - AU$110,093  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,447  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$24,658  
Total Pay (?
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AU$50,676 - AU$114,507  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$20.47 - AU$63.55  
   
Overtime
AU$24.72 - AU$67.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,447  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$24,658  
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$50,676 - AU$114,507  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 186

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 870 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 418 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 208 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,102

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲46%

▲39%

▲16%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲13%








▲2%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$72,000


▼2%

▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 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
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 86%
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