Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

$69,247
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina is $69,247.
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$54k
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$69k
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$123k
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MEDIAN $69,247
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$54k - $123k
Total Pay
$55k - $113k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer Tasks
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less) and New York, New York (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%