The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer is AU$65,848 per year.

AU$49,755 - AU$90,812
AU$50K
AU$66K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$65,735
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.84 - AU$46.14
AU$20
AU$30
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$29.70
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$93K
Salary AU$49,755 - AU$90,812
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,854
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$12,080
Commission AU$0.00
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$49,320 - AU$93,231
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,485
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$19.84 - AU$46.14
Hourly Tips AU$0.24
Overtime AU$24.35 - AU$59.39
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,854
Commission AU$0.00
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$12,080
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$49,320 - AU$93,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 219

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$66,025

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

Mechanical Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mechanical Engineer in Melbourne:
"RELATATE TO CONSTRUCTION."
Work hard and achieve your goal.

Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane:
"Find a field you are interested in."
Find a field you are interested in, you will spend the rest of you life doing it.

Mechanical Engineer in Gold Coast:
"Education should be free..."
Promote free education. The best engineers around the world paid only a few thousand dollars for their degrees and because success should not be based on wealth but on the child potential.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲7%



▲4%






Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

Matlab
▼0%

National Average
AU$66,000


▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 87%