Mechanical Project Engineer Salary

A Mechanical Project Engineer earns an average salary of $71,977 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$56,894 - $97,417
$57K
$72K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,977
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50%
90%

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$24.66 - $47.54
$25
$32
$48
MEDIAN: $32.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$56,894 - $97,417  
   
Bonus
$604 - $8,482  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $9,000  
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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$57,238 - $99,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $47.54  
   
Overtime
$26.82 - $60.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$604 - $8,482  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $9,000  
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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$57,238 - $99,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 35 salaries. A Mechanical Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,196

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Key Stats for Mechanical Project Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries

▲26%

▲19%

▲8%

National Average
$74,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%