Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Salary
A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering earns an average salary of $96,667 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Analysis and ANSYS. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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Job Description for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering
Staff mechanical engineers (or staff engineers in mechanical engineering) work as part of a team to research, design, implement, and maintain engineering projects. Staff engineers work on (or lead) their team through a project's research and design phases; in this period, the team must assess the client’s needs, and then research and design appropriate solutions. Then, they apply relevant testing, which typically involves tasks such as stress and fracture testing. After testing, project implementation occurs. Staff mechanical engineers must provide support to other engineers, clients, and/or employees in using the design project, which involves training, documentation, and updating the design with any necessary changes.Read More...
Staff mechanical engineers work in a wide variety of settings, such as construction projects, helping design aerospace components, and working on manufacturing projects. They typically work full time in an office environment, although overtime may be required as project deadlines approach. Travel to the work site and/or the client's office may be needed as well. The majority of the staff mechanical engineer's time is spent working with their team to design and test engineering projects, with the remainder spent researching, clients assessing needs, and demonstrating their project to end-users.
At least a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field is required for this position. Familiarity with specialized software packages may be needed. Some positions require certification as a professional engineer, government clearances, and/or other certifications. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Tasks
- Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
- Participate in multi-functional and cross departmental design teams.
- Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or department.
- Lead project management from idea generation to final product launch.
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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering
Pay by Experience for a Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 24 salaries. A Staff Engineer, Mechanical Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 12 salaries.
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