Mechanical Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado (United States)

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $64,987 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Pro/Engineer is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado Total Pay (?
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$49,119 - $88,012
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,986
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Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado Total Pay (?
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$16.00 - $58.00
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,119 - $88,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,238  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $8,081  
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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$48,414 - $90,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $58.00  
   
Overtime
$23.10 - $48.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,238  
   
Profit Sharing
$974 - $8,081  
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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$48,414 - $90,617  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado

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

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 10%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$66,000
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
ANSYS
up arrow 2%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
Project
up arrow 4%
Matlab
up arrow 6%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%
AutoDesk
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 5%
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