Mechanical Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina Salary

Mechanical Engineers in Greenville, S.C. take home approximately $72K per year on average. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. The vast majority (86 percent) of Greenville Mechanical Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$53,928 - $101,205
$54K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,151
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50%
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Salary $53,928 - $101,205
Bonus $487.22 - $9,274
Profit Sharing $3,300
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$52,088 - $105,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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About Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville County, South Carolina
60,670
Male:
29,706 (49.0%)
Female:
30,964 (51.0%)
Greenville (/ˈɡriːnvɪl/; locally /ˈɡriːnvəl/) is the county seat of Greenville County in the upstate region of the state of South Carolina, in the United States. The city's mayor is Knox White, who has served as the mayor of Greenville since December 1995. With a population of 64,579 as of 2015, it is the sixth-largest municipality in the state. The population of the surrounding area was 400,492 as of 2010, making it the third-largest urban area in South Carolina as well as the fastest growing. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA had a population of 874,869 in 2015, making it the largest in South Carolina and the third largest in the Carolinas. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Combined Statistical Area. According to United States Census Bureau, the CSA had a population of 1,426,625 as of 2015, making it the largest CSA in...
Greenville:
$41,147
South Carolina:
$45,033
$774
Greenville:
$207,200
South Carolina:
$137,600
6.4%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer


Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $57K to just $100K — but General Electric (GE) Energy offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $68K.

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 $69,000 based on 50 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 22 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 14 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 $87,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

▲21%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$74,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲34%


Project Management
▲6%

ANSYS
▲4%

National Average
$74,000

Matlab
▼1%



Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼9%

CATIA
▼9%

autodesk autocad
▼16%

SolidWorks
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 3%
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