$77,396
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,088

Profit Sharing

$2,693

Commission

$10,000

A Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $76,646 per year.

$60,071 - $98,523
$60K
$77K
$99K
MEDIAN: $77,396
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50%
90%

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$19.19 - $48.20
$19
$32
$48
MEDIAN: $32.30
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$0$102K
Salary $60,071 - $98,523
Bonus $498 - $10,074
Profit Sharing $506 - $9,822
Commission $10,000
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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$59,908 - $102,046
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9,327
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $19.19 - $48.20
Hourly Tips $2.95
Overtime $28.23 - $60.11
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $498 - $10,074
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $506 - $9,822
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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$59,908 - $102,046
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 730

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 Difference by Location

National Average: $78,950

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1479 votes.
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries



▲3%


▲1%

▼0%


National Average
$79,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%



▼5%


▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1479 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%