$71,428
Avg. Salary
$25.96
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $25.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $71,428 per year.

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MEDIAN $25.96
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$87k
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MEDIAN $71,428
$60,181 - $86,945
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MEDIAN: $71,428
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Salary $60,181 - $86,945
Bonus $1,998 - $12,605
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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$60,870 - $96,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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.

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

8%

National Average: $72,767

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$73,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS
▲16%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲9%

Engineering Design
▲4%

Project Management
▲2%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲1%

National Average
$73,000

SolidWorks
▼7%

autodesk autocad
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: 6%