Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Mechanical Designer is $60,986
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Designers?
An entry-level Mechanical Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,080 based on 162 salaries. An early career Mechanical Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,178 based on 1,140 salaries. …Read more
What Do Mechanical Designers Do?
Mechanical designers, sometimes called drafters, create designs for mechanical devices such as machines. They are involved in the entire process, from sketching an idea through the manufacturing and testing of the finished product. A mechanical designer can design a wide variety of products, such as refrigerators, robotics, heating equipment, automotives, and aerospace products.
Mechanical designers start by creating a blueprint for a requested product, which involves brainstorming, creating …Read more