A Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of NZ$62,050 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

NZ$49,211 - NZ$92,109
NZ$49K
NZ$65K
NZ$92K
MEDIAN: NZ$65,246
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NZ$15.96 - NZ$32.99
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MEDIAN: NZ$23.87
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NZ$0NZ$92K
Salary NZ$49,211 - NZ$92,109
Bonus NZ$0.00 - NZ$7,973
Profit Sharing NZ$3,000
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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NZ$43,271 - NZ$90,178
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 234
Hourly Data NZ$0NZ$47
Hourly Rate NZ$15.96 - NZ$32.99
Overtime NZ$25.06 - NZ$47.04
Annual Data NZ$0NZ$90K
Bonus NZ$0.00 - NZ$7,973
Profit Sharing NZ$3,000
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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NZ$43,271 - NZ$90,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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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 NZ$56,000 based on 186 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 NZ$71,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$74,000 based on 45 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 NZ$72,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$61,762

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Mechanical Engineer Reviews

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

Mechanical Engineer in Auckland:
"Rewarding, Challenging."
Pros: Working with vendors and clients and visiting the aircraft.
Cons: The culture at the company.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲20%

▲16%

▲15%

National Average
NZ$62,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲5%



Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
NZ$62,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%


▼6%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 69%