$68,162
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,034

Profit Sharing

$3,072

An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $67,553 per year. A skill in ANSYS Simulation Software is associated with high pay for this job.

$54,866 - $82,601
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MEDIAN: $68,162
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$16.89 - $35.85
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$0$85K
Salary $54,866 - $82,601
Bonus $978 - $8,416
Profit Sharing $194 - $4,122
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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$52,408 - $85,373
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 364
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $16.89 - $35.85
Overtime $13.13 - $47.25
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $978 - $8,416
Profit Sharing $194 - $4,122
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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$52,408 - $85,373
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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.

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲18%

ANSYS
▲3%

Project Management
▲2%

Matlab
▲1%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲1%

Engineering Design
▼0%

Pro/Engineer
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

SolidWorks
▼1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

autodesk autocad
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 11%