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Doctorate (PhD), Mechanical Engineering (ME) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD), Mechanical Engineering (ME) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K
Mechanical Engineer
50 salaries
$64,111 - $98,977  
  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
29 salaries
$83,808 - $130,788  
Research Engineer
13 salaries
$80,372 - $113,465  
Principal Mechanical Engineer
12 salaries
$95,514 - $146,824  
Senior Project Engineer
7 salaries
$94,964 - $103,993  
Research Scientist
7 salaries
$76,000 - $109,375  
Project Engineer
5 salaries
$70,000 - $92,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 301

Key Stats

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Salary
$73,315 - $98,500
Salary
$76,361 - $124,936
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
$78,530 - $121,209
$69,447 - $121,847
$79,804 - $100,227
$80,000 - $119,904
$86,500 - $134,815

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