Mechanical Project Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Project Engineer is $66,283 per year. A skill in Technical Specification is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Mechanical Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,909 - $91,380
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $66,282
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Mechanical Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.00 - $45.51
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,909 - $91,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,727  
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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$50,474 - $94,848  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 625
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $45.51  
   
Overtime
$23.36 - $44.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,727  
   
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).
)
$50,474 - $94,848  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 625
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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

Seattle
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Baltimore
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National Average
$68,000
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Experience Affects Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Project
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
National Average
$68,000
SolidWorks
up arrow 5%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 10%
Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 15%

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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