$50,000
Avg. Salary
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A Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills earns an average salary of $42,000 per year.

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.

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Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-17%

National Average: $50,110

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 29%