Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $64,109 per year.

$49,919 - $81,979
$50K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $64,678
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50%
90%

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$15.14 - $35.98
$15
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $25.13
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90%

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$0$83K
Salary $49,919 - $81,979
Bonus $0.00 - $7,695
Profit Sharing $24.18 - $7,313
Commission $-0.50 - $39,732
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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$48,433 - $83,948
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13,798
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $15.14 - $35.98
Hourly Tips $2.92
Overtime $23.97 - $49.75
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,695
Commission $-0.50 - $39,732
Profit Sharing $24.18 - $7,313
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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$48,433 - $83,948
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,685

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,036

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Mechanical Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mechanical Engineer in Boulder:
"It pays to be flexible and willing to learn, in any position."
Don't act like you know everything, because you don't, and its very easy to tell you don't!

Mechanical Engineer in San Luis Obispo:
"Work hard."
Put your head down work hard. Put in what the hours needed.

Mechanical Engineer in Martinez:
"Work Hard."
Work hard play hard is the name of the game.

Mechanical Engineer in Estonia:
"Feel the future."
Engineers are people how try to research something new to provide ideal triangle: quality money time. In Solving every task should see new way to progress.

Mechanical Engineer in Hartford:
"Stay current, know everything."
There is virtually no such thing as a purely mechanical device anymore. You must know electricity, electronics, power, controls, batteries, etc. You must master materials and processes. You must know something about thermal management. You must know something about optics, imaging and lighting. You must be aware of quality control and inspection. You must be communicative, out-front, cordial, persuasive and confident.

Mechanical Engineer in Huntsville:
"Know what you should know."
Hone your design skills and understanding of what a realistic solution should look like. Familiarize yourself with the recognized standards in your field/industry early in your career. These will help you earn the respect and trust of your colleagues and management.

Mechanical Engineer in Clearfield:
"Be a people person, not just a desk jockey."
Of course I could say to be a hard worker and hone your engineering skills, but that goes without saying. I think it's just as important to hone interpersonal skills so you will be able to network and learn from others within your own and other organizations you might interact with. If you are brilliant and nobody else knows it, then you are not doing yourself any favors.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1829 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


▲4%



▲3%

▲3%


National Average
$65,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%


Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%


▼3%


▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1829 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%
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