AU$105,632
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$5,191

Profit Sharing

AU$9,450

The average pay for a Senior Mechanical Engineer is AU$103,510 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$84,124 - AU$152,908
AU$84K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$105,632
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50%
90%
AU$40.08 - AU$101
AU$40
AU$61
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$60.98
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90%
AU$0AU$172K
Salary AU$84,124 - AU$152,908
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$20,482
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$20,134
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$85,265 - AU$172,672
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 338
Hourly Data AU$0AU$101
Hourly Rate AU$40.08 - AU$101
Overtime AU$10.00 - AU$82.58
Annual Data AU$0AU$172K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$20,482
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$20,134
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$85,265 - AU$172,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Senior Mechanical Engineer

A senior mechanical engineer creates and improves mechanical and electrical systems for products. The engineer will be present for the planning, design, and development processes until the product is produced. Some parts of the products that are made by a mechanical engineer are the mechanical components, circuit boards, sensors, and electrical parts. Prototypes of designs will be created and tested by the mechanical engineer and the team, in order to make sure that the product operates as it should.

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Senior 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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Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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$102,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$111,000 based on 86 salaries. A Senior 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$132,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$109,524

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

Senior Mechanical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Mechanical Engineer?

Senior Mechanical Engineer in Melbourne:
"Variety Of Projects, Interesting Work."
Pros: Variety of projects, interesting work.
Cons: Pay, corporate culture, focus on regulation.

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Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲21%

▲1%

National Average
AU$110,000

▼7%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
AU$110,000

▼5%



▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 84%