$83,357
Avg. Salary
$36.88
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,135

Bonus

$5,837

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $36.88 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $83,357 per year.

10%
$31.31
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$36.88
50%
$46.41
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MEDIAN $36.88
10%
$69k
10%
$83k
50%
$112k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $83,357
$69,329 - $112,221
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MEDIAN: $83,357
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$0$117K
Salary $69,329 - $112,221
Bonus $2,424 - $9,807
Profit Sharing $2,700 - $8,019
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$70,871 - $117,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 90
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $31.31 - $46.41
Overtime $50.50
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $2,424 - $9,807
Profit Sharing $2,700 - $8,019
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$70,871 - $117,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

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Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-9%

National Average: $85,136

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲35%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$85,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲7%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Pro/Engineer
▼0%

National Average
$85,000

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼1%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼2%

Engineering Design
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

AutoCAD
▼6%

ANSYS
▼8%

Matlab
▼9%

SolidWorks
▼14%

CATIA
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%