$67,445
Avg. Salary
$31.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,052

Profit Sharing

$1,250

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $31.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $67,445 per year.

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$52
90%
MEDIAN $31
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90%
MEDIAN $67,445
$51,362 - $93,702
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MEDIAN: $67,445
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$15.15 - $51.70
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$0$96K
Salary $51,362 - $93,702
Bonus $10.00 - $9,857
Profit Sharing $97.87 - $15,319
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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$50,927 - $96,322
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 354
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.15 - $51.70
Overtime $21.00 - $40.24
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $10.00 - $9,857
Profit Sharing $97.87 - $15,319
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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$50,927 - $96,322
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.

About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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 $64,000 based on 139 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 $78,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 22 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 $109,000 based on 12 salaries.

Mechanical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Denver, Colorado?

Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado:
"Great place for outdoor life."
Pros: Lots of opportunity in my field in Denver. The market for my services is very strong.
Cons: The pace of work is very fast and very stressful. Work life balance is difficult.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲58%

▲42%

▲14%

National Average
$69,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries




Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$69,000






ANSYS
▼4%

AutoDesk
▼5%

▼6%

▼7%


Matlab
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%