Average Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills is $71,876.
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and General Electric Co (GE). Reported salaries are highest at Ford Motor Company where the average pay is $84,042. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Siemens and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $82,178 and $80,164, respectively. Pratt and Whitney pays the lowest at around $68,656. Lockheed Martin Corp and The Boeing Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,177 and $72,233, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Office, SolidWorks and Engineering Design.

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 $63,043 based on 889 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,340 based on 2,102 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,747 based on 1,015 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,854 based on 399 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,116.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.3% more).

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