Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer is AU$66,675 per year.

AU$49,038 - AU$91,630
(Median)
AU$49K
AU$67K
AU$92K
MEDIAN: AU$66,675
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AU$19.48 - AU$45.22
(Median)
AU$19
AU$30
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$30
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$49,038 - AU$91,630  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,812  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$11,745  
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$48,727 - AU$95,359  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.48 - AU$45.22  
   
Overtime
AU$25.60 - AU$50.99  
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$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,812  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$11,745  
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$48,727 - AU$95,359  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,006

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Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

up arrow 9%

Visual Basic (VB)
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C++
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
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AutoDesk
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Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$67,000

Matlab
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Autocad 2000i
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SolidWorks
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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