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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

A Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $67,624 per year. A skill in C++ is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$51,762 - $90,772
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $67,623
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Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$15.32 - $32.99
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$51,762 - $90,772  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,093  
Profit Sharing
$1,006 - $2,916  
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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$51,757 - $94,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $32.99  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $57.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,006 - $2,916  
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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$51,757 - $94,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

C++
up arrow 11%
ANSYS
up arrow 8%
Matlab
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
Visual Basic (VB)
0%
National Average
$69,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
SolidWorks
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
AutoDesk
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 8%