The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 429,031.
MEDIAN Rs 429,031
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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 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Renault Nissan and HCL Technologies Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Ford Motor Company where the average pay is Rs 1,250,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Hyundai Motor India Ltd, earning around Rs 760,000 and Rs 668,657, respectively. Hinduja Group pays the lowest at around Rs 460,000. HCL Technologies Ltd. and Renault Nissan also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 480,000 and Rs 526,004, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, 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 308,179 based on 252 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 379,937 based on 452 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 598,671 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 855,797 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 800,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (31.7% less), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (22.3% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (17.1% less).
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