Mechanical Project Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Project Engineer is $65,935 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Technical Specification. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Mechanical Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,732 - $91,651
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MEDIAN: $65,935
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Mechanical Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.95 - $45.62
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,732 - $91,651  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,782  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $7,311  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$50,365 - $95,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 603
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.95 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$23.36 - $44.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,782  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $7,311  
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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$50,365 - $95,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 603
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Job Description for Mechanical Project Engineer
Mechanical project engineers develop concepts into concrete project plans that are worked on by other engineers. They also communicate these plans to the accounting office, which allocates capital and operating funds throughout the project. As the plans are enacted, the mechanical project engineer monitors the team's progress and develops instruments for product testing. Their position may involve work directly on the factory floor. Additionally, the mechanical project engineer takes responsibility for compliance with local and national laws, permit requirements, and OSHA regulations. They must ensure the company is prepared to answer questions from regulators and help reduce risks to employees and future consumers.
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Mechanical Project Engineer Tasks
  • Provide mechanical engineering support for all other departments including facilities, operations, construction, and production teams.
  • Implement new designs and upgrades to mechanical systems while identifying and mitigating potential future risks.
  • Manage scope of work and direct resources to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Establish and manage project budgets to ensure proper and effective use of resources.

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$68,000
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Experience Affects Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Project
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
0%
AutoCAD
0%
National Average
$68,000
SolidWorks
up arrow 6%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 9%
Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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