The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$72,059 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project, Project Management, AutoDesk, Windows Operating System General Use, and C++.

AU$49,438 - AU$110,511
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AU$49K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,058
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AU$19.69 - AU$41.22
(Median)
AU$20
AU$29
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$49,438 - AU$110,511  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$15,456  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,057  
Total Pay (?
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AU$48,531 - AU$110,839  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.69 - AU$41.22  
   
Overtime
AU$1.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$15,456  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$5,057  
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$48,531 - AU$110,839  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 31%


National Average
AU$71,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


Project
up arrow 15%

AutoDesk
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

C++
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$71,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

SolidWorks
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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