$70,006
Avg. Salary
$27.95
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,932

Bonus

$2,089

Profit Sharing

$8,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $27.95 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $70,006 per year.

$17.45
10%
$27.95
50%
$42.02
90%
MEDIAN $27.95
$54k
10%
$70k
50%
$96k
90%
MEDIAN $70,006
$53,589 - $95,819
$54K
$70K
$96K
MEDIAN: $70,006
10%
50%
90%

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$17.45 - $42.02
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$0$98K
Salary $53,589 - $95,819
Bonus $401 - $9,710
Profit Sharing $480 - $9,663
Commission $8,000
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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$52,232 - $98,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14,341
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $17.45 - $42.02
Hourly Tips $0.89
Overtime $25.46 - $54.64
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $401 - $9,710
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $480 - $9,663
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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$52,232 - $98,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,541

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
  • Design HVAC systems, including writing specifications.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and assess installations and designs to identify problems.
  • Calculate heating and cooling needs and tolerances, designing controls, and maintenance protocols.
  • Develop proposals, estimates, and schedules for HVAC systems and bids.
  • Perform reviews to establish feasibility and quality of installation, space and maintenance needs.

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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 $65,000 based on 4,748 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 $77,000 based on 1,992 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 873 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 $100,000 based on 426 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,826

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2951 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲25%

▲9%

National Average
$71,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2951 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%