Mechanical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia Salary

A Mechanical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia earns an average salary of $69,634 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autodesk Revit MEP, Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Engineering Design.

$50,696 - $87,535
$51K
$70K
$88K
MEDIAN: $69,634
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Salary
$50,696 - $87,535  
   
Bonus
$675 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,838  
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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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$50,813 - $92,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

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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
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲21%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$70,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
▲16%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲13%

Engineering Design
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$70,000

Pro/Engineer
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Project Management
▼5%

autodesk autocad
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

ANSYS
▼7%

▼8%

Matlab
▼11%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼15%

AutoDesk
▼17%

Microsoft Word
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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