The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is $81,927.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Ford Motor Company where the average pay is $84,659. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and The Boeing Company, earning around $79,720 and $78,327, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $68,310. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and Raytheon Co. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,994 and $75,179, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Autodesk AutoCAD, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $75,285 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,200 based on 5 salaries.
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