Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $60,445 per year.
Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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$46,357 - $76,000
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,444
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Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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$13.92 - $33.64
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$46,357 - $76,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,236  
Profit Sharing
$499.04 - $6,814  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,361  
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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$44,321 - $78,107  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13,756
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.92 - $33.64  
   
Overtime
$21.53 - $47.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,236  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$499.04 - $6,814  
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).
)
$44,321 - $78,107  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,709
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries

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Pro/Engineer
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Project Management
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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$61,000
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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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