$75,013
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,519

Profit Sharing

$1,983

Earnings for Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation come in at around $75K per year on average. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation (81 percent) who took the survey are men. Most Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$63,348 - $100,606
$63K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,013
10%
50%
90%

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$30.50 - $66.70
$34
MEDIAN: $33.98
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$0$104K
Salary $63,348 - $100,606
Bonus $0.00 - $5,007
Profit Sharing $1,983
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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$63,481 - $104,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 279
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $33.98
Overtime $34.66 - $79.34
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,007
Profit Sharing $1,983
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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$63,481 - $104,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 $71,000 based on 77 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 $88,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 10 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 $131,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,345

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

Sunnyvale is home to an above-average pay rate for Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation, 93 percent higher than the national average. Mechanical Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+3 percent). In Palmdale, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Melbourne and San Diego also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲74%

▲38%

▲16%

National Average
$75,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲26%

Project Management
▲16%

AutoCAD
▲6%

autodesk autocad
▲4%


ANSYS
▲3%

Microsoft Word
▲2%



National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

CATIA
▼2%

▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼4%

Matlab
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%