Average Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

$70,455
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,960
Bonus
$6,500
Commission
$2,359
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $70,455.
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$54k
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$97k
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MEDIAN $70,455
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Salary
$54k - $97k
Bonus
$484 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$488 - $10k
Commission
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$53k - $100k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at General Electric Co (GE) where the average pay is $82,229. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $80,980 and $76,700, respectively. Raytheon Co. pays the lowest at around $73,254. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $73,658 and $73,802, respectively.

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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), Microsoft Office and SolidWorks.

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 $61,425 based on 3,522 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,011 based on 8,323 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,761 based on 3,875 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,982 based on 1,753 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,074.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,300 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.2%
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
4.5%