Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$80,079
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,045
Bonus
$1,600
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $80,079.
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$64k
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$80k
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$99k
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MEDIAN $80,079
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Salary
$64k - $99k
Bonus
$275 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$66k - $103k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Computer Aided Design (CAD), SolidWorks and Engineering Design.

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 $59,952 based on 33 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,039 based on 183 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,940 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,386.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 291 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
62.9%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
7.9%