Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $70,504 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.

$55,236 - $97,258
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$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,149
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$15.50 - $39.08
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MEDIAN: $29.66
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$55,236 - $97,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,832  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,183  
Total Pay (?
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$52,448 - $98,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $39.08  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $73.34  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,183  
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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$52,448 - $98,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
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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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 227 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 18 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲59%

▲55%

▲11%

National Average
$72,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries




ANSYS
▲2%


Engineering Design
▼0%

Pro/Engineer
▼0%

National Average
$72,000

Matlab
▼1%


▼3%



▼5%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 12%
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