Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary (United States)

A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering earns an average salary of $91,004 per year.
Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Total Pay (?
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$54,086 - $129,222
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MEDIAN: $91,004
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Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Total Pay (?
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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
$54,086 - $129,222  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,933  
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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$48,460 - $135,192  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,933  
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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$48,460 - $135,192  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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
National Average
$89,000
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Experience Affects Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$89,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salaries

Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$89,000
SolidWorks
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%
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