Mechanical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia Salary

A Mechanical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia earns an average salary of $69,634 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autodesk Revit MEP, Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Engineering Design.

$50,831 - $88,129
$51K
$71K
$88K
MEDIAN: $70,767
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Salary $50,831 - $88,129
Bonus $125.00 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $1,900
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$50,797 - $92,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

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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 $62,000 based on 33 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 $80,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 9 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 $95,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲18%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$72,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
▲14%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲11%

Engineering Design
▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$72,000

Pro/Engineer
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Project Management
▼7%

autodesk autocad
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

ANSYS
▼9%

▼10%

Matlab
▼13%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼17%

AutoDesk
▼19%

Microsoft Word
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 2%
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