Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Skills Salary

Earnings for Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills come in at around $71K per year on average. Total incomes of Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $55K and $99K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by the company and location. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$54,857 - $98,426
$55K
$71K
$98K
MEDIAN: $71,472
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$17.76 - $42.12
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MEDIAN: $28.25
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$0$100K
Salary $54,857 - $98,426
Bonus $0.00 - $8,145
Profit Sharing $481.02 - $9,102
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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$54,401 - $100,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,545
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $17.76 - $42.12
Hourly Tips $9.09
Overtime $26.23 - $56.33
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,145
Profit Sharing $481.02 - $9,102
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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$54,401 - $100,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 217

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills include General Electric Co (GE), The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Siemens, and National Oilwell Varco. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Schlumberger offers the most; Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills earn $86K on average there. Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills will also find cushy salaries at Chrysler Group LLC. (+$85K), Ford Motor Company (+$84K), and Siemens (+$83K).

Pay for Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills is the lowest at General Dynamics Electric Boat, which has a median salary of $67K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $76K. Pratt and Whitney, Bechtel Corporation, and L-3 Communications also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $69K, $70K, and $71K-paychecks on average.

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 $67,000 based on 1,776 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 $81,000 based on 689 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 291 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 $104,000 based on 112 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,400

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

For those looking to make money, Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Mechanical Engineers with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), Pittsburgh (+10 percent), New York (+7 percent), and San Diego (+6 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Chicago and Columbus (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 469 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

▲30%

▲12%

National Average
$72,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 469 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%
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