A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of NZ$62,050 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

NZ$48,084 - NZ$91,879
NZ$48K
NZ$63K
NZ$92K
MEDIAN: NZ$63,480
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90%

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NZ$15.96 - NZ$34.81
NZ$16
NZ$24
NZ$35
MEDIAN: NZ$24.16
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$31KNZ$62KNZ$93K
Salary
NZ$48,084 - NZ$91,879  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$8,170  
Profit Sharing
NZ$1,000  
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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NZ$42,722 - NZ$90,359  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$17NZ$34NZ$51
Hourly Rate
NZ$15.96 - NZ$34.81  
   
Overtime
NZ$24.23 - NZ$48.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$50KNZ$100KNZ$150K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$8,170  
   
Profit Sharing
NZ$1,000  
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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NZ$42,722 - NZ$90,359  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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 $56,000 based on 186 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 $71,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 45 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 $72,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$61,202

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲21%

▲17%

▲16%

National Average
NZ$61,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲6%


Microsoft Word
▲1%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
NZ$61,000


▼5%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 69%
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