$71,370
Avg. Salary
$27.05
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,991

Bonus

$3,034

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $27.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $71,370 per year.

$17.49
10%
$27.05
50%
$37.87
90%
MEDIAN $27.05
$56k
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50%
$98k
90%
MEDIAN $71,370
$56,345 - $98,086
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MEDIAN: $71,370
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$0$98K
Salary $56,345 - $98,086
Bonus $219 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $204 - $5,872
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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$54,528 - $98,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 445
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $17.49 - $37.87
Overtime $16.89 - $71.64
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $219 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $204 - $5,872
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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$54,528 - $98,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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
  • 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.

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

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 $68,000 based on 227 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 $81,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 18 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 $115,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲59%

▲55%

▲11%

National Average
$72,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries




ANSYS
▲2%


Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$72,000

Matlab
▼1%

Pro/Engineer
▼1%


▼3%



▼6%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 10%