Mechanical Engineering Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Manager is $99,430 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Mechanical Engineering Manager Total Pay (?
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$72,397 - $134,148
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $99,430
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Mechanical Engineering Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.75 - $77.42
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,397 - $134,148  
   
Bonus
$97.21 - $19,936  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $12,990  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$73,150 - $147,762  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 852
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $77.42  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$97.21 - $19,936  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $12,990  
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).
)
$73,150 - $147,762  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 852
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Manager

Mechanical engineer managers are responsible for the overall management of the mechanical engineering department, including both administrative and technical aspects. They also serve on project teams and as a lead engineer under the general direction of a project engineer. They manage engineering and design teams, and they must possess strong leadership and communication skills.
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Mechanical Engineering Manager Tasks
  • Review and improve cost reduction, maintenance, documentation, and other programs.
  • Provide expertise to direct and strategize mechanical engineering design and implementation.
  • Supervise mechanical engineers in production, inspection and review of tools, ensuring quality and timeliness.
  • Select, approve and test materials and supplies for quality and conformance to specifications.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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Portland
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Chicago
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Charlotte
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San Jose
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National Average
$105,000
Irvine
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Los Angeles
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Cleveland
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Cincinnati
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineering Manager Salaries

National Average
$105,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineering Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
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Product Development
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National Average
$105,000
Project Management
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Microsoft Office
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Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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