Mechanical Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

A Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $67,472 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 Total Pay (?
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$51,851 - $91,412
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91K
MEDIAN: $67,471
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Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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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
$51,851 - $91,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,144  
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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$52,101 - $94,805  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
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 - $9,144  
   
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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$52,101 - $94,805  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

C++
up arrow 11%
ANSYS
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Matlab
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$69,000
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
AutoDesk
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%
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