Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Rs 429,031
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Rs 28,992
Rs 60,000
Rs 19,239
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 429,031.
Rs 182k
Rs 429k
Rs 993k
MEDIAN Rs 429,031
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Rs 182k - Rs 993k
Rs 5k - Rs 103k
Profit Sharing
Rs 3k - Rs 101k
Rs 0 - Rs 60k
Total Pay
Rs 192k - Rs 1m

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Design Engineer
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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.
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).

Years of Experience

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