A Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Word skills earns an average salary of AU$72,935 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$51,674 - AU$105,970
AU$52K
AU$73K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,935
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50%
90%
AU$21.43 - AU$72.98
AU$21
AU$32
AU$73
MEDIAN: AU$32.43
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$114K
Salary AU$51,674 - AU$105,970
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,681
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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$51,037 - AU$114,261
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 278
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$21.43 - AU$72.98
Hourly Tips AU$0.24
Overtime AU$1.51 - AU$51.15
Annual Data AU$0AU$114K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,681
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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$51,037 - AU$114,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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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Mechanical Engineer Tasks

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

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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$67,000 based on 212 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$85,000 based on 106 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$92,000 based on 40 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 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,276

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲39%

▲26%

▲16%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 83%