Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$72,764
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$55k
MEDIAN
A$73k
90%
A$110k

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is AU$72,764

Base Salary
AU$55k - AU$110k
Bonus
AU$964 - AU$15k
Profit Sharing
AU$194 - AU$10k
Total Pay
AU$53k - AU$114k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

Mechanical Engineer Tasks
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
91.5%
Female
8.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.1%
This data is based on 869 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

8%

Dental

2%

Vision

3%

None

91%