$68,388
Avg. Salary
$28.64
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,999

Profit Sharing

$3,972

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $28.64 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $68,388 per year.

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MEDIAN $68,388
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MEDIAN: $68,388
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$11.23 - $39.73
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$0$88K
Salary $54,473 - $86,833
Bonus $995 - $8,634
Profit Sharing $1,500 - $10,000
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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$54,071 - $88,019
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 320
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $39.73
Overtime $20.27 - $49.43
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $995 - $8,634
Profit Sharing $1,500 - $10,000
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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$54,071 - $88,019
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

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 145 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 $75,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 15 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 $119,000 based on 11 salaries.

Mechanical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania?

Mechanical Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
"I live here."
Pros: I was born and raised here
Cons: No much

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$69,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries




▲4%



▲4%



AutoDesk
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Matlab
▼3%

▼4%

▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%