Average Mechanical Engineering Intern Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Mechanical Engineering Intern is $17.26.
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
$25 - $3,091
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$688 - $3,052
Total Pay
$26,732 - $53,608
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What Do Mechanical Engineering Interns Do?

Mechanical Engineering Intern Tasks
  • With supervision, create engineering documentation and reports, including component processing.
  • Perform calculations and design experiments to assess feasibility, requirements, and tolerances.
  • Use computer-aided design and analysis software to model and draft.

Job Satisfaction for Mechanical Engineering Intern

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Interns?

Skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD), SolidWorks and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Interns?

An entry-level Mechanical Engineering Intern with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.92 based on 151 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineering Intern with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.28 based on 255 salaries.
Employees with Mechanical Engineering Intern in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (15.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (10.3% less), Houston, Texas (7.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.1% less).

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