Average Experienced Mechanical Engineer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$90,236
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,819
Bonus
$25,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia is $90,236.
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$63k
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$90k
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$117k
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MEDIAN $90,236
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Salary
$63k - $117k
Bonus
$55 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $25k
Total Pay
$63k - $129k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,982 based on 57 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,865 based on 254 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,232 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,693.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (7.1% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (5.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 438 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.0%
Early Career
58.0%
Mid Career
19.2%
Late Career
9.8%