The average salary for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom is £37,273.
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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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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 £26,076 based on 196 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,573 based on 1,425 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,882 based on 813 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £37,130.
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 32.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (16.0% more) and Derby, England: Derbyshire (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (18.2% less) and Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (4.8% less).
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