Average Experienced Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills is $93,912.
MEDIAN $93,912
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$73k - $120k
$971 - $13k
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$258 - $19k
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$74k - $126k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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Mechanical Design Engineer
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, SolidWorks, Project Management 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 $63,071 based on 481 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,426 based on 2,126 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,724 based on 1,058 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,416.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Orlando, Florida (12.1% more) and Houston, Texas (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Exton, Pennsylvania (12.0% less), Salt Lake City, Utah (8.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (2.7% less).

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