$59,339
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The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer with AutoDesk skills is $62,833 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

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.

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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 $60,000 based on 1,152 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 $71,000 based on 439 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 181 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 $79,000 based on 72 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

National Average: $58,240

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
67%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲34%

▲21%

▲2%

National Average
$58,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
67%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
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