A Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$75,256 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and C++. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$53,023 - AU$107,696
AU$53K
AU$74K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$74,214
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50%
90%
AU$20.61 - AU$109
AU$21
AU$33
AU$110
MEDIAN: AU$33.13
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90%
AU$0AU$113K
Salary AU$53,023 - AU$107,696
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,050
Profit Sharing AU$15,000
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$52,573 - AU$113,197
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 252
Hourly Data AU$0AU$108
Hourly Rate AU$20.61 - AU$109
Overtime AU$24.47 - AU$71.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$113K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,050
Profit Sharing AU$15,000
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$52,573 - AU$113,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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$66,000 based on 173 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$88,000 based on 105 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$101,000 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$101,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲36%

▲35%

▲19%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲18%


C++
▲15%






▲3%

Engineering Design
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
AU$74,000




▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 85%