An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$65,059 per year. A skill in Windows Operating System General Use is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$49,270 - AU$90,255
AU$49K
AU$65K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$65,058
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AU$18.69 - AU$45.52
AU$19
AU$30
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$31KAU$62KAU$93K
Salary
AU$49,270 - AU$90,255  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,025  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$12,080  
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$48,734 - AU$92,771  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 768
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$23AU$46AU$69
Hourly Rate
AU$18.69 - AU$45.52  
   
Overtime
AU$26.12 - AU$67.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,025  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$12,080  
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$48,734 - AU$92,771  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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National Average: AU$65,507

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries



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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Autodesk Software
0%

Autocad 2000i
0%

National Average
AU$66,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 87%
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