The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer at Lockheed Martin Corp is $71,972.
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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. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at General Motors Corporation where the average pay is $76,904. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ford Motor Company and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $76,824 and $74,939, respectively. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc pays the lowest at around $71,624. Raytheon Co. and The Boeing Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $73,372 and $73,838, respectively.
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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 $63,665 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,269 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,157 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,000.
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