A Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$72,823 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project, Project Management, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Microsoft Word, and C++. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$52,518 - AU$110,656
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AU$53K
AU$73K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,823
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AU$21.00 - AU$78.91
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AU$21
AU$32
AU$79
MEDIAN: AU$31.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$52,518 - AU$110,656  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$51,578 - AU$117,315  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$27AU$54AU$81
Hourly Rate
AU$21.00 - AU$78.91  
   
Overtime
AU$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,500  
   
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$51,578 - AU$117,315  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%



National Average
AU$72,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project
up arrow 34%

Project Management
up arrow 22%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

C++
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 11%

AutoDesk
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$72,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

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
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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