A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$72,495 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$50,832 - AU$113,347
AU$51K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,495
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50%
90%
AU$21.47 - AU$53.36
AU$21
AU$31
AU$53
MEDIAN: AU$31.15
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$116K
Salary AU$50,832 - AU$113,347
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,179
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$25,000
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$50,545 - AU$116,966
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,208
Hourly Data AU$0AU$67
Hourly Rate AU$21.47 - AU$53.36
Hourly Tips AU$0.24
Overtime AU$24.22 - AU$67.31
Annual Data AU$0AU$116K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,179
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$25,000
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$50,545 - AU$116,966
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 182

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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 912 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 455 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$100,000 based on 236 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$112,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,527

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Mechanical Engineer Reviews

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

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 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
5 %
Male
95 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲54%

▲38%

▲16%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 87%