A Mechanical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia earns an average salary of $64,156 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 Project Management.

$46,704 - $85,173
(Median)
$47K
$64K
$85K
MEDIAN: $64,155
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90%

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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,704 - $85,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,399  
Profit Sharing
$2,029  
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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$46,229 - $87,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.13  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,399  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,029  
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).
)
$46,229 - $87,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 31%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%

ANSYS
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

AutoDesk
up arrow 9%

SolidWorks
up arrow 11%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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