Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary

A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering earns an average salary of $92,514 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Analysis, ANSYS, and Project Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$56,531 - $132,001
(Median)
$57K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,513
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$8.97 - $53.34
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$53
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,531 - $132,001  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$982 - $11,693  
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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$51,490 - $136,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.97 - $53.34  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $65.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$982 - $11,693  
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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$51,490 - $136,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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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Experience Affects Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%


National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 39%

ANSYS
up arrow 33%

Project Management
up arrow 30%


National Average
$92,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 4%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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