The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer at Raytheon Co. is $73,581.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Ford Motor Company where the average pay is $76,824. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $74,939 and $74,486, respectively. General Dynamics Electric Boat pays the lowest at around $68,708. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,624 and $71,798, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer
An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,204 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,045 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,500 based on 11 salaries.
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