AU$69,276
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$1,965

Profit Sharing

AU$1,500

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills is AU$69,635 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$52,560 - AU$99,508
AU$53K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$69,276
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50%
90%
AU$20.66 - AU$55.56
AU$21
AU$32
AU$56
MEDIAN: AU$31.88
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$102K
Salary AU$52,560 - AU$99,508
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,022
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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$51,721 - AU$102,021
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 435
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$20.66 - AU$55.56
Hourly Tips AU$0.24
Overtime AU$15.78 - AU$65.89
Annual Data AU$0AU$102K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,022
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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$51,721 - AU$102,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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$64,000 based on 315 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$83,000 based on 152 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$91,000 based on 63 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$104,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$69,753

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲49%

▲31%

▲19%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 90%