The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Manager in Canada is C$97,806.
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Manager
Mechanical engineer managers are responsible for the overall management of the mechanical engineering department, including both administrative and technical aspects. They also serve on project teams and as a lead engineer under the general direction of a project engineer. They manage engineering and design teams, and they must possess strong leadership and communication skills. Mechanical engineer managers maintain a work schedule for the department and updates for weekly staff meetings. They…Read more
Mechanical Engineering Manager Tasks
- Supervise mechanical engineers in production, inspection and review of tools, ensuring quality and timeliness.
- Select, approve and test materials and supplies for quality and conformance to specifications.
- Review and improve cost reduction, maintenance, documentation, and other programs.
- Provide expertise to direct and strategize mechanical engineering design and implementation.
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Manager
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development, People Management and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Manager
An early career Mechanical Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$73,620 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$87,299 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$98,900 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$117,916.
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Employees with Mechanical Engineering Manager in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 60.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (4.0% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.0% less), Ottawa, Ontario (8.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (6.4% less).
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