Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Manager is $108,287
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Managers?
An experienced Mechanical Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $116,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $136,362.
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.