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

$73,794
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$3,012
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$2,088
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills is $73,794.
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$57k
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$74k
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$101k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at Siemens where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and The Boeing Company, earning around $82,635 and $82,594, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $68,870. L-3 Communications and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,104 and $77,464, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineers?

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 $64,628 based on 364 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,242 based on 1,721 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,241 based on 885 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,758 based on 336 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,237.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (0.0% less) and Detroit, Michigan (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,414 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
3.2%