A Mechanical Engineer in Perth, Western Australia earns an average salary of AU$77,652 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Office and Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$55,600 - AU$128,035
AU$56K
AU$78K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$78,419
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AU$24.47 - AU$99.33
AU$24
AU$39
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$38.69
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$55,600 - AU$128,035  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$38,783  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$54,386 - AU$138,119  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$34AU$68AU$102
Hourly Rate
AU$24.47 - AU$99.33  
   
Overtime
AU$38.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$38,783  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,500  
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$54,386 - AU$138,119  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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 $73,000 based on 98 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 $86,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 23 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 $165,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲108%

▲31%

▲8%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲13%


Autocad 2000i
▲4%

AutoDesk
▲3%



Autodesk Software
▲1%

National Average
AU$79,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%


▼3%


▼4%

▼11%

Matlab
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 80%
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