Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary

A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering earns an average salary of $96,667 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Analysis and ANSYS. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$55,783 - $136,613
$56K
$92K
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MEDIAN: $92,401
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Salary $55,783 - $136,613
Bonus $50.00 - $11,500
Profit Sharing $500
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$54,000 - $137,942
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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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

  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Participate in multi-functional and cross departmental design teams.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or department.
  • Lead project management from idea generation to final product launch.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering

Pay by Experience for a Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 24 salaries. A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲13%

National Average
$94,000

▼4%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Technical Analysis
▲38%

ANSYS
▲32%

Pro/Engineer
▲13%


▲12%

Project Management
▲9%

Matlab
▼0%

National Average
$94,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None:
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