An Entry-Level Mechanical Designer earns an average salary of C$52,293 per year.

C$40,099 - C$64,559
C$40K
C$52K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$51,690
10%
50%
90%
C$18.08 - C$29.85
C$18
C$23
C$30
MEDIAN: C$23.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$40,099 - C$64,559
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,985
Profit Sharing C$304 - C$4,910
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$39,907 - C$66,631
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 425
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$18.08 - C$29.85
Overtime C$24.28 - C$45.50
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,985
Profit Sharing C$304 - C$4,910
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$39,907 - C$66,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 201

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.

Mechanical Designer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,004

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

Mechanical Designer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mechanical Designer in Winnipeg:
"Stressful, long hours sitting."
I think the job is basically what one would expect. If you are going from a hands on job or something that requires lifting and being on your feet most of the day, the amount of time spent sitting in front of a computer might be hard to deal with.

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Designer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Designer Salaries






Microsoft Excel
▲1%


National Average
C$52,000

▼1%


▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Autodesk Inventor
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%