The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana is $65,508 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $65,508
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Salary
$50,693 - $83,431  
   
Bonus
$511 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$23.36 - $7,891  
Total Pay (?
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$50,151 - $87,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$28.66  
   
Overtime
$36.21  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$511 - $6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$23.36 - $7,891  
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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$50,151 - $87,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
5.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%


National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

ANSYS
up arrow 10%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 6%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

AutoDesk
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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