A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer earns an average salary of AU$101,630 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$78,638 - AU$136,980
AU$79K
AU$99K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$98,799
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$145K
Salary AU$78,638 - AU$136,980
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,665
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AU$79,741 - AU$145,352
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

Job Description for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior mechanical design engineers are involved in the development and creation of mechanical parts, machine tools, and equipment or components and may also work on existing equipment and mechanical processes, usually to improve existing designs or correct recurring faults. Because this job carries a senior-level designation, they are typically team or group leaders who direct the work of other members of a mechanical design team. These teams may consist of junior design engineers as well as technical artists and quality analysts.

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Tasks

  • Research, design, develop, and evaluate designs and products.
  • Lead troubleshooting and debugging efforts.
  • Ensure completion of form, weight, reliability, and material analysis.
  • Oversee and manage drafters, designers, engineers, projects, schedules, production costs, and product testing.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$99,987

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Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

▲26%

▲6%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼12%

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%