Mechanical Project Engineer Salary

A Mechanical Project Engineer earns an average salary of $70,279 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$52,285 - $96,191
(Median)
$52K
$70K
$96K
MEDIAN: $70,278
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50%
90%

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$16.38 - $49.15
(Median)
$16
$30
$49
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$52,285 - $96,191  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,020  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $8,109  
Commission
$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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$52,242 - $99,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $49.15  
   
Overtime
$25.07 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,020  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $8,109  
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).
)
$52,242 - $99,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Project Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,283

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Experience Affects Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries




National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries


Microsoft Project
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 2%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$72,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 12%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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