Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Mechanical Designer is $21.80
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
- Establish testing procedures, investigatory studies and engineering design calculations.
- Design portions of projects of above average complexity.
- Produce designs and performs calculations as a member of a project team.
- Gather and prepare data for reports and studies.