The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina is $70,330.
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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
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Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer
An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,959 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,047 based on 12 salaries.
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.5% less) and New York, New York (1.6% less).
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