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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$90K$180K
Mechanical Engineer
39 salaries
$65,000 - $99,227  
  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
$83,394 - $129,324  
Research Engineer
11 salaries
$79,269 - $114,154  
Principal Mechanical Engineer
10 salaries
$94,630 - $148,994  
Senior Project Engineer
7 salaries
$94,964 - $103,993  
Research Scientist
5 salaries
$77,949 - $111,480  
Vice President (VP), Engineering
5 salaries
$144,416 - $172,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Salary
$75,247 - $93,740
Salary
$77,520 - $124,948
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
$77,676 - $115,826
$68,456 - $126,081
$83,508 - $100,000
$79,354 - $137,569
$78,611 - $119,831
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