$78,152
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The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $78,152 per year.

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Bonus $5,000
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$66,348 - $103,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,312

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$78,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

NX Unigraphics
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

Engineering Design
▼1%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

▼7%

Matlab
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 2%