Median pay for Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation lies in the neighborhood of $75K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. There are far more male Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation survey respondents than women, making up 86 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$63,066 - $110,187
MEDIAN: $75,012

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$63,066 - $110,187  
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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).
$63,226 - $113,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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

For many Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $72K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $86K. Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $93K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $139K.

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

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Microsoft Office
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autodesk autocad
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Microsoft Word
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ANSYS Simulation Software
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Excel
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Project Management
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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


14 %
86 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%