$77,865
Avg. Salary
$40.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,007

Bonus

$6,975

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $40.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $77,865 per year.

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MEDIAN $40.00
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$111k
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MEDIAN $77,865
$66,551 - $110,659
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MEDIAN: $77,865
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$0$121K
Salary $66,551 - $110,659
Bonus $509 - $10,323
Profit Sharing $1,454 - $15,396
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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$67,745 - $121,375
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

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
  • Design HVAC systems, including writing specifications.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and assess installations and designs to identify problems.
  • Calculate heating and cooling needs and tolerances, designing controls, and maintenance protocols.
  • Develop proposals, estimates, and schedules for HVAC systems and bids.
  • Perform reviews to establish feasibility and quality of installation, space and maintenance needs.

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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 $76,000 based on 42 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 $87,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 8 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 $126,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-6%

National Average: $82,089

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$82,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲10%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Engineering Design
▲1%

ANSYS
▼0%

National Average
$82,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Matlab
▼8%

SolidWorks
▼11%

autodesk autocad
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

AutoCAD
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 4%