The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is C$63,592 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$47,383 - C$93,277
C$47K
C$64K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$64,032
10%
50%
90%
C$17.37 - C$47.62
C$17
C$28
C$48
MEDIAN: C$28.08
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$97K
Salary C$47,383 - C$93,277
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,040
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,076
Commission C$5,500
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$45,320 - C$97,315
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 7 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,080
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$17.37 - C$47.62
Hourly Tips C$0.00
Overtime C$24.39 - C$65.61
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,040
Commission C$5,500
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,076
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$45,320 - C$97,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 7 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 574

Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineers participate in the planning and manufacturing of new products by performing engineering duties and developing, designing and testing mechanical devices. Job requirements include either a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in engineering, or a related degree. The EIT exam, membership in a professional society and specific industry-related certifications may also be encouraged or required.

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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.

Mechanical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$122K

$74,688

The Boeing Company
233 profiles
$75,895

$69,283

$78,749

$77,503

$80,691

$67,429

Raytheon Co.
82 profiles
$71,453

$70,296

$76,591

Common Career Paths for Mechanical Engineer


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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 1,214 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 C$73,000 based on 551 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$84,000 based on 294 salaries. A 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 C$97,000 based on 105 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,375

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

Mechanical Engineer Reviews

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

Mechanical Engineer in London:
"Jack Of All Trades."
Pros: Very interesting work with good variety of scope and difficulty.
Cons: Can be stressful at times and if you don't handle stress well it may be bad.

Mechanical Engineer in Montréal:
"Innnovative."
Pros: Great learning experience. Complete and very innovative projects.
Cons: Can sometimes be slow when I've completed my work and waiting on others.

Mechanical Engineer in Montréal:
Pros: Flexible working time.
Cons: Low salary.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 409 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲51%

▲31%

▲14%

National Average
C$64,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries






▼0%

National Average
C$64,000




Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%



▼4%

C++
▼5%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 409 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%