A Mechanical Designer earns an average salary of AU$69,679 per year.

AU$54,574 - AU$86,591
AU$55K
AU$70K
AU$87K
MEDIAN: AU$70,094
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50%
90%
AU$24.69 - AU$74.50
AU$25
AU$35
AU$74
MEDIAN: AU$35.05
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$126K
Salary AU$54,574 - AU$86,591
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,077
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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AU$54,642 - AU$126,635
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data AU$0AU$74
Hourly Rate AU$24.69 - AU$74.50
Overtime AU$15.46 - AU$60.20
Annual Data AU$0AU$126K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,077
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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AU$54,642 - AU$126,635
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Mechanical Designer

Mechanical designers, sometimes called drafters, create designs for mechanical devices such as machines. They are involved in the entire process, from sketching an idea through the manufacturing and testing of the finished product. A mechanical designer can design a wide variety of products, such as refrigerators, robotics, heating equipment, automotives, and aerospace products.

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Mechanical Designer Tasks

  • Establish testing procedures, investigatory studies and engineering design calculations.
  • Design portions of projects of above average complexity.
  • Produce designs and performs calculations as a member of a project team.
  • Gather and prepare data for reports and studies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Designer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 33 salaries. A Mechanical Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$104,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,491

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Key Stats for Mechanical Designer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Mechanical Designer Salaries

▲44%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Designer Salaries


National Average
AU$72,000


▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 85%