Mechanical Engineer in New Orleans Salary

Mechanical Engineers in New Orleans take home an average $74K annually. Most New Orleans Mechanical Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$53,912 - $107,021
$54K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,170
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$21.62 - $51.89
$43
MEDIAN: $42.80
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Salary
$53,912 - $107,021  
   
Bonus
$600 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$610  
Total Pay (?
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$54,624 - $109,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$42.80  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$600 - $11,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$610  
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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$54,624 - $109,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Mechanical Engineers in New Orleans. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $69K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $88K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $102K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $155K on average.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲95%

Experienced
▲28%

▲10%

National Average
$80,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲17%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲16%


Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Project Management
▲4%

autodesk autocad
▲4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲3%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼4%

SolidWorks
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Pro/Engineer
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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