The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Austin, Texas is $72,001 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are ANSYS Simulation Software, ANSYS, and Autodesk Revit MEP.

$57,590 - $95,556
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MEDIAN: $72,001
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$57,590 - $95,556  
   
Bonus
$971 - $11,562  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$57,000 - $98,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$34.25  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$971 - $11,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$57,000 - $98,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
910,649
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%


National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 25%

ANSYS
up arrow 16%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$74,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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