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Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$66,102
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,060
Bonus
$1,952
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $66,102.
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$53k
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$66k
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$78k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineers?

Skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineers?

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,146 based on 327 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,556 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,848 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,476.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (4.5% more) and Houston, Texas (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.1% less), Dallas, Texas (5.9% less) and New York, New York (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 503 survey responses.
Early Career
65.0%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
8.5%
Late Career
2.6%