Mechanical Engineer Salary

A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$72,303 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$50,776 - AU$110,593
(Median)
AU$51K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,303
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AU$19.84 - AU$77.01
(Median)
AU$20
AU$33
AU$77
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$50,776 - AU$110,593  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,224  
Profit Sharing
AU$243.61 - AU$9,814  
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$50,678 - AU$117,769  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,682
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$19.84 - AU$77.01  
   
Overtime
AU$26.30 - AU$68.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,224  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$243.61 - AU$9,814  
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$50,678 - AU$117,769  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,169

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
AU$73,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

up arrow 12%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%


C++
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$73,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoDesk
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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