Mechanical Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina Salary

For Mechanical Engineers in Greenville, yearly average wages total $73K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,104 - $101,100
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,121
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$51,005 - $105,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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About Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville County, South Carolina
60,670
Male:
29,706 (49.0%)
Female:
30,964 (51.0%)
Greenville (/ˈɡriːnvɪl/; locally /ˈɡriːnvəl/) is the county seat of Greenville County in the upstate region of the state of South Carolina, in the United States. The city's mayor is Knox White, who has served as the mayor of Greenville since December 1995. With a population of 64,579 as of 2015, it is the sixth-largest municipality in the state. The population of the surrounding area was 400,492 as of 2010, making it the third-largest urban area in South Carolina as well as the fastest growing. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA had a population of 874,869 in 2015, making it the largest in South Carolina and the third largest in the Carolinas. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Combined Statistical Area. According to United States Census Bureau, the CSA had a population of 1,426,625 as of 2015, making it the largest CSA in...
Greenville:
$41,147
South Carolina:
$45,033
$774
Greenville:
$207,200
South Carolina:
$137,600
6.4%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer


With a median salary of $68K, General Electric (GE) Energy provides Greenville Mechanical Engineers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $100K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $69K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $89K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $103K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $87K on average.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲41%

▲21%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$73,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲35%


Project Management
▲7%

ANSYS
▲4%

National Average
$73,000



Matlab
▼1%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

CATIA
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼9%

autodesk autocad
▼15%

SolidWorks
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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