Mechanical Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation Salary

Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation are most sought-after in California, which is home to the three top-paying cities in the field: Sunnyvale, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. The vast majority of Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation (84 percent) who took the survey are men. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,686 - $114,394
(Median)
$62K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,992
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Salary
$61,686 - $114,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$60,889 - $116,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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


Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $70K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $74K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $106K. Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $142K.

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 92%

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

ANSYS
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

CATIA
0%

National Average
$74,000

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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