The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is NZ$61,752 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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NZ$45,418 - NZ$86,810
(Median)
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62K
77K
87K
MEDIAN: NZ$61,751
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Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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NZ$17.88 - NZ$39.26
(Median)
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MEDIAN: NZ$22.00
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National Salary Data

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NZ$0NZ$30KNZ$60KNZ$90K
Salary
NZ$45,418 - NZ$86,810  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$5,128  
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$44,403 - NZ$88,263  
PayScale
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$15NZ$30NZ$45
Hourly Rate
NZ$17.88 - NZ$39.26  
   
Overtime
NZ$23.70 - NZ$42.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$30KNZ$60KNZ$90K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$5,128  
   
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).
)
NZ$44,403 - NZ$88,263  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
NZ$61,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Engineering Design
up arrow 5%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
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National Average
NZ$61,000
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 55%
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