Average Early-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Detroit, Michigan

$71,169
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,350
Bonus
$3,052
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $71,169.
10%
$57k
MEDIAN
$71k
90%
$87k
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$57k - $87k
Bonus
$511 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $8k
Total Pay
$51k - $90k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Excel, Matlab and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $67,034 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,536 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,429 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,856.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 3.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (3.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.0% less), New York, New York (4.3% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 249 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.5%
Mid Career
32.1%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
19.7%