Average Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$101,786
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AU$5,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in Australia is AU$101,786.
10%
AU$77k
MEDIAN
AU$102k
90%
AU$143k
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AU$77k - AU$143k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$16k
Total Pay
AU$78k - AU$145k

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Job Description for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Finite Element Analysis (FEA), SolidWorks and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

A mid-career Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$95,933 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$107,860 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$108,757.
Employees with Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 38.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (23.3% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
51.3%
Late Career
21.8%

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