Average Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

$66,571
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,173
Bonus
$2,020
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $66,571.
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$52k
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$67k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $66,571
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Salary
$52k - $83k
Bonus
$201 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$409 - $7k
Total Pay
$51k - $86k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and SolidWorks.

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 $61,190 based on 1,006 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,309 based on 1,803 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,466 based on 680 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,021.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.9% more) and Houston, Texas (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,803 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.5%
Mid Career
47.4%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
8.3%