A Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $70,187 per year. A skill in ANSYS Simulation Software is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$55,128 - $97,208
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MEDIAN: $70,186
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$17.36 - $48.94
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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Salary
$55,128 - $97,208  
   
Bonus
$237.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,886  
Total Pay (?
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$54,684 - $101,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $72.99  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$237.00 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,886  
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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$54,684 - $101,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 19%

ANSYS
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

Matlab
0%

National Average
$72,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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