Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Detroit, Michigan

$79,536
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,914
Bonus
$2,700
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $79,536.
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$60k
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$80k
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$93k
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$60k - $93k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$550 - $8k
Total Pay
$59k - $98k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Autodesk AutoCAD 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 $67,034 based on 71 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,833 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,429 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,856.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.9% more) and Houston, Texas (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 412 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.2%
Early Career
59.0%
Experienced
11.9%
Late Career
11.9%