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Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary

A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering earns an average salary of $91,006 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.

$55,739 - $130,387
(Median)
$56K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,005
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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
$55,739 - $130,387  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $11,745  
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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$50,866 - $135,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.97 - $53.34  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $65.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$981 - $11,745  
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).
)
$50,866 - $135,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering

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

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Experience Affects Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 42%

ANSYS
up arrow 36%

Project Management
up arrow 31%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$90,000


Pro/Engineer
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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