A Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$82,920 per year.

AU$62,390 - AU$117,925
AU$62K
AU$83K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$82,996
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50%
90%
AU$23.78 - AU$64.37
AU$24
AU$38
AU$64
MEDIAN: AU$37.96
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$122K
Salary AU$62,390 - AU$117,925
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$16,756
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$29,087
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$61,283 - AU$122,864
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 724
Hourly Data AU$0AU$71
Hourly Rate AU$23.78 - AU$64.37
Overtime AU$24.68 - AU$71.53
Annual Data AU$0AU$122K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$16,756
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$29,087
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$61,283 - AU$122,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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.

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$83,782

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%