Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Schenectady, New York

$82,505
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in Schenectady, New York is $82,505.
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$67k
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$83k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $82,505
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$67k - $98k
Total Pay
$67k - $106k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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.

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 Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Microsoft Office 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 $64,531 based on 11 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,975 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,875 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (2.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (3.8% less), New York, New York (2.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.9%
Early Career
63.0%
Experienced
13.0%