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Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in New York, New York

$70,567
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,091
Bonus
$2,580
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in New York, New York is $70,567.
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$52k
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$71k
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$100k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

Mechanical Engineer Tasks
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Jaros Baum and Bolles, AKF and MBP. 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 and Jaros Baum and Bolles, earning around $72,154 and $71,728, respectively. Robert Derector Associates pays the lowest at around $61,668. Arup Pty Ltd and AKF also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,278 and $67,085, respectively.

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineers?

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 $63,087 based on 83 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,750 based on 317 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,056 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,645 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,936.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (11.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 584 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.2%
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
5.5%
Late Career
5.3%