C$57,767
Avg. Salary
C$24.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,507

Bonus

C$1,517

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Designer is C$24.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Designer is C$57,767 per year.

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C$18.53
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C$24.79
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C$33.01
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MEDIAN C$24.79
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C$43k
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C$75k
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MEDIAN C$57,767
C$42,932 - C$74,810
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MEDIAN: C$57,767
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C$0C$75K
Salary C$42,932 - C$74,810
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,197
Profit Sharing C$155 - C$4,973
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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C$41,570 - C$75,840
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 783
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$18.53 - C$33.01
Overtime C$25.17 - C$48.99
Annual Data C$0C$75K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,197
Profit Sharing C$155 - C$4,973
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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C$41,570 - C$75,840
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 355

Job Description for Mechanical Designer

Mechanical designers, sometimes called drafters, create designs for mechanical devices such as machines. They are involved in the entire process, from sketching an idea through the manufacturing and testing of the finished product. A mechanical designer can design a wide variety of products, such as refrigerators, robotics, heating equipment, automotives, and aerospace products.

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Mechanical Designer Tasks
  • Establish testing procedures, investigatory studies and engineering design calculations.
  • Design portions of projects of above average complexity.
  • Produce designs and performs calculations as a member of a project team.
  • Gather and prepare data for reports and studies.

Common Career Paths for Mechanical Designer


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Popular Skills for Mechanical Designer

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Designer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 260 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 146 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 122 salaries. A Mechanical Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: C$56,768

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

Mechanical Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Designer?

Mechanical Designer in Cambridge:
"Massive variety in day to day activities."
Pros: The variety in skills required to be a strong mechanical designer. The creativity needed to solve complex problems.
Cons: Testing of prototypes can be physically daunting tasks.

Mechanical Designer in Mechanical designer:
"N/A."
Pros: BESIDES NEW PROJECTS NOT SO GOOD, HENCE WHY I AM HERE.
Cons: THAT IS NOBODIES BUSINESS BUY MY OWN.

Mechanical Designer in Halifax:
"Knowledge And Extra Work."
Pros: The opportunity to apply our theories regarding to the engineering skills at our real world.
Cons: Extra work after your contract hour.

Mechanical Designer in Ajax:
"HVAC Designer."
Pros: I work on a variety of projects from production residential to commercial units. It has been challenging at times and feels rewarding when you overcome those obstacles.
Cons: There is a lack of consistency. I feel training will improve that and help to grow the company.

Mechanical Designer in Montréal:
Pros: The opportunity to gain a lot of experience in short time.
Cons: It's far from where I live, a little bit low salaries.

Mechanical Designer in Edmonton:
Learn Civil 3D and AutoCAD.

Mechanical Designer in Vancouver:
"Application of skill"
Pros: I am contributing to the greater body of knowledge of the human race as a whole.
Cons: Working with people who believe that they could do my job better, while they have no experience or training in it whatsoever.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Designer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 215 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Mechanical Designer Salaries

▲30%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
C$57,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Designer Salaries




Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲1%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▲1%


National Average
C$57,000

▼1%

▼2%






CATIA
▼8%

Pro/Engineer
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%