A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of £29,672 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£19,657 - £43,781
£20K
£30K
£44K
MEDIAN: £29,672
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90%

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£6.28 - £18.98
£6
£11
£19
MEDIAN: £10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£19,657 - £43,781  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,546  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,354  
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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£18,416 - £45,059  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£9£18£27
Hourly Rate
£6.28 - £18.98  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.03  
Overtime
£8.86 - £26.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,546  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,354  
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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£18,416 - £45,059  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 250

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £29,561

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Mechanical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Engineer?

Mechanical Engineer in Cambridge:
"Great relaxed but dedicated work culture. Friendly Bosses."
Pros: Great relaxed but dedicated work culture. Friendly Bosses.
Cons: Poor appraisal and salary review procedures.

Mechanical Engineer in Crawley:
Pros: Projects are exciting, sometimes fast paced and often the forefront of technology. My company is flexible with rolling start times (you can arrive anytime between 7.30am and 9am and you leave 8 hours later) and early finish on Friday. The people are nice.
Cons:

Mechanical Engineer in Cardiff:
"Exciting Job Prospects"
Pros: Relative real world challenges
Cons: Fixed-date company holidays

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
₤30,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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