Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Manager is $112,966
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Managers?
An entry-level Mechanical Engineering Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,818 based on 14 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,400 …Read more
What Do Mechanical Engineering Managers Do?
Mechanical engineer managers are responsible for the overall management of the mechanical engineering department, including both administrative and technical aspects. They also serve on project teams and as a lead engineer under the general direction of a project engineer. They manage engineering and design teams, and they must possess strong leadership and communication skills.
Mechanical engineer managers maintain a work schedule for the department and updates for weekly staff meetings. …Read more
- Supervise mechanical engineers in production, inspection and review of tools, ensuring quality and timeliness.
- Select, approve and test materials and supplies for quality and conformance to specifications.
- Review and improve cost reduction, maintenance, documentation, and other programs.
- Provide expertise to direct and strategize mechanical engineering design and implementation.