$65,365
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,087

Profit Sharing

$2,015

Commission

$1,000

An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills earns an average salary of $64,704 per year.

$51,017 - $82,019
$51K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $65,365
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50%
90%

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$16.60 - $37.21
$17
$26
$37
MEDIAN: $26.12
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$0$84K
Salary $51,017 - $82,019
Bonus $97.31 - $7,274
Profit Sharing $257 - $7,802
Commission $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,934 - $84,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9,043
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $16.60 - $37.21
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $24.60 - $49.01
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $97.31 - $7,274
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $257 - $7,802
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,934 - $84,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,078

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 Difference by Location

National Average: $66,014

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1679 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1679 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 11%