Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Columbus, Ohio

$65,098
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,004
Bonus
$4,422
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Columbus, Ohio is $65,098.
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$51k
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$65k
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$88k
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MEDIAN $65,098
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Salary
$51k - $88k
Bonus
$494 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $13k
Total Pay
$51k - $92k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $57,728 based on 50 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,063 based on 184 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,468 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,591 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,715.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 342 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
53.8%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
7.6%
Late Career
4.1%