$68,785
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,882

Profit Sharing

$4,225

The average pay for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $68,306 per year.

$51,399 - $82,913
$51K
$69K
$83K
MEDIAN: $68,785
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$12.82 - $42.87
$13
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MEDIAN: $29.89
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$0$86K
Salary $51,399 - $82,913
Bonus $970 - $7,368
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,463
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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$49,677 - $86,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 269
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $12.82 - $42.87
Overtime $18.00 - $59.99
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $970 - $7,368
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,463
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).
)
$49,677 - $86,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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 Tasks

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲7%

Matlab
▲6%

CATIA
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Project Management
▲3%

ANSYS
▲3%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲2%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲2%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

SolidWorks
▼5%

autodesk autocad
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 12%