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The average pay for a Mechanical Project Engineer is AU$98,918 per year.

AU$68,126 - AU$123,471
MEDIAN: AU$98,918
Salary AU$68,126 - AU$123,471
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,161
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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).
AU$69,088 - AU$134,537
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Mechanical Project Engineer

Mechanical project engineers develop concepts into concrete project plans that are worked on by other engineers. They also communicate these plans to the accounting office, which allocates capital and operating funds throughout the project. As the plans are enacted, the mechanical project engineer monitors the team's progress and develops instruments for product testing. Their position may involve work directly on the factory floor. Additionally, the mechanical project engineer takes responsibility for compliance with local and national laws, permit requirements, and OSHA regulations. They must ensure the company is prepared to answer questions from regulators and help reduce risks to employees and future consumers.


Mechanical Project Engineer Tasks

  • Manage scope of work and direct resources to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Establish and manage project budgets to ensure proper and effective use of resources.
  • Provide mechanical engineering support for all other departments including facilities, operations, construction, and production teams.
  • Implement new designs and upgrades to mechanical systems while identifying and mitigating potential future risks.

Mechanical Project Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location



National Average: AU$106,773

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Key Stats for Mechanical Project Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Mechanical Project Engineer Salaries

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 78%