Mechanical Engineer Salary (New Zealand)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is NZ$63,780 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, 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 Salary (?
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NZ$46,288 - NZ$86,897
(Median)
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MEDIAN: NZ$63,780
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Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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NZ$17.57 - NZ$39.13
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MEDIAN: NZ$23.00
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National Salary Data

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NZ$0NZ$30KNZ$60KNZ$90K
Salary
NZ$46,288 - NZ$86,897  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$6,544  
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$44,995 - NZ$88,893  
PayScale
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$15NZ$30NZ$45
Hourly Rate
NZ$17.57 - NZ$39.13  
   
Overtime
NZ$27.51 - NZ$42.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$30KNZ$60KNZ$90K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$6,544  
   
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$44,995 - NZ$88,893  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay Difference By Location

New Plymouth
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National Average
NZ$63,000
Hamilton
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Christchurch
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
NZ$63,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%
SolidWorks
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
National Average
NZ$63,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 47%
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