The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Wichita, Kansas is $59,302 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

$47,586 - $86,235
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$48K
$59K
$86K
MEDIAN: $59,301
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$43,750 - $87,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Wichita, Kansas

Sedgwick County, Kansas
389,955
Male:
192,354 (49.3%)
Female:
197,601 (50.7%)
Wichita (/ˈwɪtʃᵻtɔː/ WITCH-ə-taw) is the largest city in the state of Kansas and the 48th-largest city in the United States. Located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River, Wichita is the county seat of Sedgwick County and the principal city of the Wichita metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city population was 382,368; as of 2014, it was estimated to have increased to 389,965. In 2015, the estimated population of the Wichita metropolitan area was 644,610, and that of the larger Wichita-Winfield combined statistical area was 680,398. The city began as a trading post on the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s, then was incorporated in 1870. It subsequently became a key destination for cattle drives traveling north from Texas to access railroads, earning it the nickname "Cowtown". In the 1920s and 1930s, businessmen and aeronautical engineers established a number of successful aircraft manufacturing companies in Wichita including...
Wichita:
$46,894
Kansas:
$53,906
$734
Wichita:
$124,400
Kansas:
$141,200
3.3%

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 34%

National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

CATIA
0%

Matlab
0%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$59,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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