$77,472
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$6,910

Profit Sharing

$6,922

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer at General Motors Corporation is $76,741 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$66,251 - $113,004
$66K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,472
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50%
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$0$123K
Salary $66,251 - $113,004
Bonus $511 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $1,468 - $15,304
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$66,693 - $123,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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 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

-5%

National Average: $81,050

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$81,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲11%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Engineering Design
▲2%

ANSYS
▲2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Matlab
▼7%

SolidWorks
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

autodesk autocad
▼13%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 6%