Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $60,156 per year.
Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$45,822 - $75,503
(Median)
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76K
MEDIAN: $60,155
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Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$13.82 - $33.19
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$45,822 - $75,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,230  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $6,408  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,087  
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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$43,787 - $77,674  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15,831
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $33.19  
   
Overtime
$21.40 - $46.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,230  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $6,408  
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).
)
$43,787 - $77,674  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15,831
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries

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Pro/Engineer
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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$61,000
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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