A Mechanical Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $68,387 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and ANSYS Simulation Software.

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$10.85 - $34.49
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Salary
$55,219 - $86,832  
   
Bonus
$993 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $5,537  
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$54,160 - $87,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $34.49  
   
Overtime
$28.38 - $73.97  
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Bonus
$993 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $5,537  
Total Pay (?
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$54,160 - $87,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%



National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 14%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 11%

ANSYS
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%



Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%

AutoDesk
up arrow 2%


National Average
$69,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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