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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
47 salaries
$63,339 - $97,420  
  
Senior Mechanical Engineer
27 salaries
$83,394 - $129,324  
Research Engineer
13 salaries
$80,372 - $113,465  
Principal Mechanical Engineer
11 salaries
$95,271 - $147,949  
Senior Project Engineer
7 salaries
$94,964 - $103,993  
Research Scientist
6 salaries
$74,851 - $110,468  
Project Engineer
5 salaries
$70,000 - $92,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279

Key Stats

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Salary
$72,945 - $92,025
Salary
$75,542 - $124,154
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
$77,946 - $114,237
$69,447 - $121,847
$86,500 - $134,815
$83,508 - $100,000
$78,611 - $119,831

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