The average salary for an Early-Career Junior Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Canada is C$54,316.
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Job Description for Junior Mechanical Engineer
A junior mechanical engineer holds an entry-level position on the path to becoming a senior mechanical engineer. Generally, a junior mechanical engineer works under the supervision of a senior mechanical engineer and reports to the company's director of engineering. In most environments, junior mechanical engineers are responsible for creating detailed designs, drawings, and technical documentation of mechanical components of a project. Although they work under the supervision of a senior collea…Read more
Junior Mechanical Engineer Tasks
- Provide technical design support to engineering team.
- Prepare detailed reports to demonstrate technical progress and accomplishments on projects.
- Resolve product development issues through creative testing and re-engineering.
- Perform necessary technical calculations and testing to ensure functional and sound work-product.
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Popular Skills for Junior Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Project Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Pay by Experience Level for Junior Mechanical Engineer
An entry-level Junior Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$53,919 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Junior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 10 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Junior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (11.8% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (7.7% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.5% less).
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