The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom is £26,056.
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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer
An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £29,554 based on 1,427 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,847 based on 807 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,079 based on 498 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £36,674.
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 3.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (1.3% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (1.1% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (1.0% less).
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