$69,450
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,525

Profit Sharing

$2,130

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer with Windows Operating System General Use skills is $69,199 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$51,849 - $97,948
$52K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,450
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50%
90%

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$15.29 - $43.88
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MEDIAN: $27.04
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$0$100K
Salary $51,849 - $97,948
Bonus $0.00 - $9,609
Profit Sharing $402 - $10,110
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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$50,177 - $100,602
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,983
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $15.29 - $43.88
Overtime $22.48 - $59.70
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,609
Profit Sharing $402 - $10,110
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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$50,177 - $100,602
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 284

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 $64,000 based on 852 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 $79,000 based on 400 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 211 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 $97,000 based on 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,280

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 428 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲25%

▲12%

National Average
$70,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 428 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%