AU$72,088
Avg. Salary
AU$31.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$3,396

Bonus

AU$1,977

Profit Sharing

AU$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is AU$31.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is AU$72,088 per year.

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AU$21.67
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AU$31.06
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MEDIAN AU$31.06
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AU$52k
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AU$111k
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MEDIAN AU$72,088
AU$52,154 - AU$111,385
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MEDIAN: AU$72,088
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MEDIAN: AU$31.06
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AU$0AU$115K
Salary AU$52,154 - AU$111,385
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,863
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$17,383
Commission AU$5,000
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$51,356 - AU$115,286
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,258
Hourly Data AU$0AU$68
Hourly Rate AU$21.67 - AU$55.51
Hourly Tips AU$0.24
Overtime AU$24.76 - AU$68.78
Annual Data AU$0AU$115K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,863
Commission AU$5,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$17,383
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$51,356 - AU$115,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 350

Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineers participate in the planning and manufacturing of new products by performing engineering duties and developing, designing and testing mechanical devices. Job requirements include either a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in engineering, or a related degree. The EIT exam, membership in a professional society and specific industry-related certifications may also be encouraged or required.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 1,683 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 812 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$99,000 based on 388 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$102,000 based on 124 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,171

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Mechanical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Engineer?

Mechanical Engineer in Melbourne:
"Great, traffic can be a pain sometimes."
Pros: Atmosphere, many activities
Cons: Difficult to go surfing and other outdoor sports that I am into

Mechanical Engineer in Gold Coast:
"Engineering technician."
Pros: Less travel.
Cons: Lack of industry.

Mechanical Engineer in Melbourne:
"RELATATE TO CONSTRUCTION."
Work hard and achieve your goal.

Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane:
"Find a field you are interested in."
Find a field you are interested in, you will spend the rest of you life doing it.

Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane:
"Work environment."
Pros: Professional environment, good work conditions.
Cons: Distance to work, limited access to supervisors due to time constraints.

Mechanical Engineer in Gold Coast:
"Education should be free..."
Promote free education. The best engineers around the world paid only a few thousand dollars for their degrees and because success should not be based on wealth but on the child potential.

Mechanical Engineer in Perth:
"Work flexbility."
Pros: I have my own profile, major responsbility is myself.
Cons: I have to ,do all the work. And there is no team to do more..

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲42%

▲38%

▲16%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲11%








Microsoft Excel
▲1%

▲1%

Autodesk Software
▼0%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼2%


▼3%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 88%