Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Buffalo, New York

$69,769
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,250
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in Buffalo, New York is $69,769.
10%
$50k
10%
$70k
50%
$90k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $69,769
Is Mechanical Engineer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$50k - $90k
Bonus
$0 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$51k - $89k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, SolidWorks, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office 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 $58,202 based on 25 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,998 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,643 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,783.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (22.3% more) and Houston, Texas (20.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.3%
Early Career
62.6%
Experienced
13.0%
Late Career
4.1%