A Mechanical Engineer in Lexington, Kentucky earns an average salary of $67,664 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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$43,693 - $92,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
314,488
Male:
154,032 (49.0%)
Female:
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...
Lexington:
$51,948
Kentucky:
$45,215
$816
Lexington:
$170,200
Kentucky:
$130,000
3.2%

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%


National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$65,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

SolidWorks
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 16%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 19%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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