£29,434
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£790

Profit Sharing

£607

A Mechanical Design Engineer earns an average salary of £29,024 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£20,978 - £39,926
£21K
£29K
£40K
MEDIAN: £29,434
10%
50%
90%
£8.39 - £34.59
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£16
£35
MEDIAN: £15.52
10%
50%
90%
£0£41K
Salary £20,978 - £39,926
Bonus £0.00 - £2,994
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £11,745
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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£20,900 - £41,574
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 865
Hourly Data £0£34
Hourly Rate £8.39 - £34.59
Overtime £10.10 - £22.40
Annual Data £0£41K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,994
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £11,745
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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£20,900 - £41,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

Job Description for Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical design engineers work in a wide range of industry-based companies which manufacture goods, including the automotive, construction, railway, and electronics industries.

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Mechanical Design Engineer Tasks

  • Considers performance, safety, patents, goals, and regulatory requirements when designing products or systems.
  • Researches and analyzes data to determine feasibility of design effort.
  • Sets the direction of the design staff to create prototypes or drawings of the design effort.
  • Makes changes and corrections in the mechanical design throughout the life of the product.

Common Career Paths for Mechanical Design Engineer


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Popular Skills for Mechanical Design Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 299 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤33,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 61 salaries. A Mechanical Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤39,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £29,875

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Mechanical Design Engineer Reviews

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

Mechanical Design Engineer in Slough:
"Exciting."
Pros: The fact I help the safety of the stakeholders through the work I engage in.
Cons: Could be very repetitive at times and development opportunities are not structured and depends on handshakes.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Design Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲18%

▲11%

National Average
₤30,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 65%