$72,112
Avg. Salary
$33.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,153

Bonus

$4,300

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $33.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $72,112 per year.

$15.32
10%
$33.34
50%
$44.30
90%
MEDIAN $33.34
$55k
10%
$72k
50%
$99k
90%
MEDIAN $72,112
$55,222 - $99,419
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$72K
$99K
MEDIAN: $72,112
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$15.32 - $44.30
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$0$102K
Salary $55,222 - $99,419
Bonus $992 - $9,847
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,174
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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$52,152 - $102,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 344
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $15.32 - $44.30
Overtime $19.80 - $63.54
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $992 - $9,847
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,174
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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$52,152 - $102,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 180 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 29 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 25 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲37%

▲32%

▲10%

National Average
$74,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries




Matlab
▲2%

ANSYS
▲2%



Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$74,000

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼2%



SolidWorks
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼8%

autodesk autocad
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 10%