The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina is $69,247.
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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
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.
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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).
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