Average Experienced Mechanical Engineer Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$89,940
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$0
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$1,912
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The average salary for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $89,940.
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$66k
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$90k
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$113k
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MEDIAN $89,940
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$66k - $113k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$69k - $124k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer Tasks
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.

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 $59,952 based on 33 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,039 based on 183 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,079 based on 82 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (9.1% less), Dallas, Texas (7.1% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 321 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
57.0%
Mid Career
25.5%
Late Career
7.2%