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Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary

The average salary for a Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering is $92,213 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$56,809 - $131,377
(Median)
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92K
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MEDIAN: $92,213
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$8.79 - $50.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,809 - $131,377  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,322  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $11,920  
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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$51,631 - $136,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$9.64 - $98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,322  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $11,920  
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).
)
$51,631 - $136,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.

Common Career Paths for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering


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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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$92,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%