The average salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer in Canada is C$61,317.
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C$47k - C$82k
C$950 - C$7k
C$225 - C$5k
C$45k - C$83k
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Job Description for Mechanical Design Engineer
Mechanical design engineers work in a wide range of industry-based companies which manufacture goods, including the automotive, construction, railway, and electronics industries. These design engineers are tasked with developing drawings which coordinate with industry guidelines and state building laws, as well as analyzing mechanical systems to ensure they are functioning properly, researching design proposals, manuals, and other valuable information to understand the feasible costs of constru…Read more
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Design Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, SolidWorks, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Design Engineer
An entry-level Mechanical Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$50,951 based on 20 salaries. An early career Mechanical Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,966 based on 226 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,265 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,382 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$80,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Design Engineer in their job title in Kitchener, Ontario earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (14.1% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (8.2% less), Windsor, Ontario (6.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.6% less).
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