$64,823
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,532

Profit Sharing

$2,015

Commission

$7,000

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is €32,863 per year.

$50,107 - $82,354
$50K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $64,823
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50%
90%

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$15.22 - $36.86
$15
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $25.27
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$0$84K
Salary $50,107 - $82,354
Bonus $200 - $7,730
Profit Sharing $103 - $7,846
Commission $658 - $30,576
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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$48,729 - $84,478
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25,193
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.22 - $36.86
Hourly Tips $1.88
Overtime $23.10 - $50.34
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $200 - $7,730
Commission $658 - $30,576
Profit Sharing $103 - $7,846
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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$48,729 - $84,478
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,074

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: $65,243

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Mechanical Engineer Advice

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

Mechanical Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Absorb."
Be a sponge and absorb everything.

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.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3257 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries



▲3%

▲3%


▲2%


National Average
$65,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%



▼3%


▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3257 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%