The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding is $61,988.
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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. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation and General Dynamics Electric Boat. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $71,198. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and The Boeing Company, earning around $70,817 and $68,828, respectively. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc pays the lowest at around $61,996. Lockheed Martin Corp and General Dynamics Electric Boat also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $63,502 and $66,158, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer
An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,180 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,145 based on 6 salaries.
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