$87,841
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,781

Profit Sharing

$3,010

Commission

$12,000

The average pay for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer is $87,573 per year.

$63,708 - $117,742
$64K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,841
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50%
90%

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$19.12 - $54.10
$19
$34
$54
MEDIAN: $33.96
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$0$122K
Salary $63,708 - $117,742
Bonus $494 - $13,621
Profit Sharing $44.42 - $12,750
Commission $1,980 - $40,406
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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$62,520 - $122,033
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,496
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $19.12 - $54.10
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $24.95 - $62.70
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $494 - $13,621
Commission $1,980 - $40,406
Profit Sharing $44.42 - $12,750
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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$62,520 - $122,033
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 436

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,222

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 647 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲7%


ANSYS
▲4%


▲1%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$89,000

Engineering Design
▼1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%




▼5%


Autocad 2000i
▼10%

AutoDesk
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 647 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 9%