A Mechanical Design Engineer with AutoCAD Mechanical skills earns an average salary of $62,480 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, 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 field.

$46,315 - $81,709
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$82K
MEDIAN: $62,480
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90%

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$16.34 - $38.30
(Median)
$16
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$46,315 - $81,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,930  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
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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$44,652 - $83,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.34 - $38.30  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $50.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
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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$44,652 - $83,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Design Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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