Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Rochester, New York

$64,228
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,990
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Rochester, New York is $64,228.
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Salary
$49k - $91k
Bonus
$998 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$297 - $49k
Total Pay
$49k - $91k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, The Gleason Works and Harris Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Xerox Corporation where the average pay is $80,644. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Harris Corporation, earning around $73,177. The Gleason Works pays the lowest at around $63,863. Bausch & Lomb Incorporated also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,000.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, SolidWorks and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

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 $55,674 based on 26 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,694 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,443 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,787 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,738.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (18.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 198 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
7.1%
Late Career
7.1%