AU$73,089
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$4,826

Profit Sharing

AU$1,017

A Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Word skills earns an average salary of AU$73,092 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$51,882 - AU$106,139
AU$52K
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MEDIAN: AU$73,089
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AU$20.35 - AU$65.00
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AU$65
MEDIAN: AU$29.67
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AU$0AU$113K
Salary AU$51,882 - AU$106,139
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,848
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$51,014 - AU$113,283
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 267
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$20.35 - AU$65.00
Hourly Tips AU$0.24
Overtime AU$1.52 - AU$51.05
Annual Data AU$0AU$113K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,848
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$51,014 - AU$113,283
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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 215 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 108 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 42 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$73,054

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲27%

▲17%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%