$76,207
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer at L-3 Communications is $80,532 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

$63,008 - $99,157
$63K
$76K
$99K
MEDIAN: $76,207
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Salary $63,008 - $99,157
Bonus $493 - $5,128
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$63,368 - $102,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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

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

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$77,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲19%

Project Management
▲15%

Engineering Design
▲11%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲9%

National Average
$77,000

SolidWorks
▼4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 99%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: 1%