The average pay for a Mid-Career Mechanical Designer is $55,889 per year.

$42,243 - $72,475
$42K
$56K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,889
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$18.52 - $33.07
$19
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $24.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,243 - $72,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $6,500  
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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$42,316 - $74,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.52 - $33.07  
   
Overtime
$26.83 - $48.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $6,500  
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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$42,316 - $74,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 271

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,227

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Key Stats for Mechanical Designer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
076
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Mechanical Designer Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 6%


Design
up arrow 2%

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%


SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 6%

up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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