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Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary (United States)

A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering earns an average salary of $92,482 per year.
Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary (?
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$55,500 - $131,766
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $92,481
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Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary (?
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$8.73 - $51.52
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,500 - $131,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,407  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $9,787  
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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$50,142 - $138,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$8.73 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$9.57 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,407  
   
Profit Sharing
$973 - $9,787  
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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$50,142 - $138,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering

Staff mechanical engineers (or staff engineers in mechanical engineering) work as part of a team to research, design, implement, and maintain engineering projects. Staff engineers work on (or lead) their team through a project's research and design phases; in this period, the team must assess the client’s needs, and then research and design appropriate solutions. Then, they apply relevant testing, which typically involves tasks such as stress and fracture testing. After testing, project implementation occurs. Staff mechanical engineers must provide support to other engineers, clients, and/or employees in using the design project, which involves training, documentation, and updating the design with any necessary changes.
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Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Tasks
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or department.
  • Lead project management from idea generation to final product launch.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Participate in multi-functional and cross departmental design teams.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering

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

Pay Difference By Location

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$92,000
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Experience Affects Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$92,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

National Average
$92,000
SolidWorks
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%