Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Mechanical Project Engineer is $76,969
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Project Engineers?
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 $62,080 based on 15 salaries. An early career Mechanical Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,050 based on …Read more
What Do Mechanical Project Engineers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.