$77,107
Avg. Salary
$35.07
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,930

Bonus

$2,409

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $35.07 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $77,107 per year.

10%
$31.75
10%
$35.07
50%
$54.00
90%
90%
MEDIAN $35.07
10%
$62k
10%
$77k
50%
$126k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $77,107
$61,845 - $125,998
$62K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $77,107
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$0$130K
Salary $61,845 - $125,998
Bonus $1,015 - $6,139
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,063
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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$63,039 - $130,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 220
Hourly Data $0$72
Hourly Rate $35.07
Overtime $38.15 - $72.79
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $1,015 - $6,139
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,063
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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$63,039 - $130,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 20 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

-11%

National Average: $78,445

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

For those looking to make money, Mechanical Engineers at The Boeing Company in Everett enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Mechanical Engineers at The Boeing Company will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+13 percent) and Seattle (+9 percent). Compared to the national average, Oklahoma City Mechanical Engineers at The Boeing Company have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Huntsville (13 percent lower) and St. Louis (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲61%

▲43%

▲14%

National Average
$78,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲6%


National Average
$78,000

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%


Matlab
▼7%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼9%

AutoCAD
▼10%

SolidWorks
▼12%

ANSYS
▼12%

autodesk autocad
▼13%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: 2%