Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in New York, New York

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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in New York, New York is $68,473.
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$51k - $98k
$290 - $10k
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$983 - $13k
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$50k - $101k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies AKF, Jaros Baum and Bolles and Cosentini Associates. Reported salaries are highest at Consolidated Edison Inc where the average pay is $100,850. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include MBP, earning around $72,154. AKF pays the lowest at around $67,085. Cosentini Associates also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,287.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $62,446 based on 192 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,421 based on 361 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,861 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,828 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,169.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

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