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$47,572 - NZ$91,929
NZ$48K
NZ$62K
NZ$92K
MEDIAN: NZ$62,050
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50%
90%

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NZ$16.08 - NZ$35.54
NZ$16
NZ$24
NZ$36
MEDIAN: NZ$24.36
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$31KNZ$62KNZ$93K
Salary
NZ$47,572 - NZ$91,929  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$10,000  
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$43,167 - NZ$90,697  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$16NZ$32NZ$48
Hourly Rate
NZ$16.08 - NZ$35.54  
   
Overtime
NZ$23.18 - NZ$47.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$32KNZ$64KNZ$96K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$10,000  
   
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).
)
NZ$43,167 - NZ$90,697  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$60,806

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
10%
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

▲22%

▲18%

▲17%

National Average
NZ$61,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲7%


Microsoft Word
▲2%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
NZ$61,000


▼4%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
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: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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