Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $67,827 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$50,764 - $97,000
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MEDIAN: $68,729
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$16.47 - $60.00
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MEDIAN: $34.02
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$50,764 - $97,000  
   
Bonus
$5.00 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,768  
Total Pay (?
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$50,580 - $99,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.47 - $60.00  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $42.08  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5.00 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,768  
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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$50,580 - $99,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
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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 $64,000 based on 139 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 $78,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 22 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 $109,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲55%

▲39%

▲11%

National Average
$70,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%






ANSYS
▼6%

▼7%

AutoDesk
▼7%


▼9%

Matlab
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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