Average Early-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$65,848
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,687
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $65,848.
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$78k
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$52k - $78k
Bonus
$196 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$52k - $81k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Autodesk AutoCAD, SolidWorks 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 $59,832 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,068 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,946 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,386.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (11.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 191 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.3%
Mid Career
43.5%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
12.0%