Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$68,580
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$3,150
Bonus
$1,750
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $68,580.
10%
$58k
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$69k
90%
$81k
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$58k - $81k
Bonus
$990 - $15k
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$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$55k - $84k
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

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 $73,123 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,008 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,177 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,670.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 1.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.3% less), Dallas, Texas (9.7% less) and New York, New York (8.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 226 survey responses.
Early Career
53.1%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
6.2%