$66,608
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,171

Profit Sharing

$2,034

Commission

$5,000

A Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills earns an average salary of $65,858 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$51,103 - $88,578
$51K
$67K
$89K
MEDIAN: $66,608
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50%
90%

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$16.16 - $39.38
$16
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.31
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$0$90K
Salary $51,103 - $88,578
Bonus $95.91 - $7,862
Profit Sharing $479 - $8,136
Commission $5,000
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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$49,749 - $90,799
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10,108
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $16.16 - $39.38
Overtime $24.14 - $52.38
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $95.91 - $7,862
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $479 - $8,136
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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$49,749 - $90,799
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,132

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 4,201 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 1,317 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 491 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 254 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,979

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1799 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲26%

▲12%

National Average
$67,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1799 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%