AU$71,335
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$2,035

Profit Sharing

AU$775

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Autodesk Software skills is AU$71,581 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$50,714 - AU$101,139
AU$51K
AU$71K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$71,335
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50%
90%
AU$19.93 - AU$69.81
AU$20
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AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$32.43
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AU$0AU$106K
Salary AU$50,714 - AU$101,139
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,084
Profit Sharing AU$775
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$50,516 - AU$106,024
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 127
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$19.93 - AU$69.81
Overtime AU$13.25 - AU$72.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$106K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,084
Profit Sharing AU$775
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$50,516 - AU$106,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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$65,000 based on 111 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$81,000 based on 67 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$98,000 based on 19 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$85,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$71,970

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 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲37%

▲18%

▲13%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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