The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer in India is Rs 303,237.
MEDIAN Rs 303,237
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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. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Larsen & Toubro Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Eaton Corporation where the average pay is Rs 947,580. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Maruti Suzuki and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., earning around Rs 799,500 and Rs 612,500, respectively. Dar Al Handasah pays the lowest at around Rs 420,000. HCL Technologies Ltd. and Larsen & Toubro Limited also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 461,139 and Rs 488,950, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer
An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 287,469 based on 2,383 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 586,310 based on 1,787 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 847,240 based on 751 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,022,119.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (19.1% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (16.6% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (0.8% less).
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