The average salary for a Mechanical Project Engineer is $74,312.
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Job Description for Mechanical Project Engineer
Mechanical project engineers develop concepts into concrete project plans that are worked on by other engineers. They also communicate these plans to the accounting office, which allocates capital and operating funds throughout the project. As the plans are enacted, the mechanical project engineer monitors the team's progress and develops instruments for product testing. Their position may involve work directly on the factory floor. Additionally, the mechanical project engineer takes responsibil…Read more
Mechanical Project Engineer Tasks
- Manage scope of work and direct resources to complete projects in a timely manner.
- Establish and manage project budgets to ensure proper and effective use of resources.
- Provide mechanical engineering support for all other departments including facilities, operations, construction, and production teams.
- Implement new designs and upgrades to mechanical systems while identifying and mitigating potential future risks.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Project Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Project Engineer are from the companies Vanderlande Industries Inc., Vanderlande and Jose I. Guerra, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Molex Incorporated where the average pay is $92,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Jose I. Guerra, Inc. and Intelligrated Inc., earning around $80,000 and $71,008, respectively. Vanderlande pays the lowest at around $67,107. Dematic Corporation and Vanderlande Industries Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,642 and $69,887, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Project Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management and Technical Specification are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Project Engineer
An entry-level Mechanical Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,369 based on 14 salaries. An early career Mechanical Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,188 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,485 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,898 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,147.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Project Engineer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (9.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (14.5% less), Central Islip, New York (9.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less).
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