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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Director of Mechanical Engineering make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$140,092 / yrTotal Pay
$117,008 / yrBase Pay
$23,084 / yrAdditional Pay

$140,092

 / yr
$54K$401K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Director of Mechanical Engineering is $140,092 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $117,008 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,084 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Director of Mechanical Engineering salary is $117,008. Salaries can range from $53,806 - $401,383. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Director of Mechanical Engineering in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $140,092.

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What are total pay estimates for a Director Mechanical Engineering at different companies?

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Hologic
3.9
Director Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

191 open jobs

$10,924

 / mo
AGS, LLC
4.3
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

86 open jobs

$115,334

 / yr
Apple
4.2
Director, Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

15,357 open jobs

$154,228

 / yr
Pacific Star Communications
2.8
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

$132,023

 / yr

$133,539

 / yr
NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Inc.
4.0
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

81 open jobs

$120,565

 / yr
Harvard University
4.4
Director Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

826 open jobs

$122,611

 / yr

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Brava (CA)
4.0
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

$113,838

 / yr
VoltAir Consulting Engineers
4.0
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

$123,109

 / yr
HBE Corporation
2.6
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

1 open jobs

$117,789

 / yr
AECOM
3.7
Director, Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

3,791 open jobs

$122,577

 / yr
Triple Ring Technolgies
3.6
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

10 open jobs

$127,315

 / yr
BNSF Railway
2.4
Director Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

77 open jobs

$129,265

 / yr
Flex
3.9
Director Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

2,264 open jobs

$132,353

 / yr
Synapse Product Development
4.5
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

11 open jobs

$144,499

 / yr
Superpedestrian
3.8
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

228 open jobs

$121,593

 / yr
Professional World Travel
5.0
Director Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

$121,391

 / yr
Not Sure
3.8
Director Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

$144,744

 / yr
Matterport
3.8
Director of Mechanical Engineering

1 salary

25 open jobs

$151,363

 / yr
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Recent director mechanical engineering Salaries

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Date of Time

Director of Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$172,232

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Director of Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$150,000

/yr

$132K | $18K

Submitted4 days ago

10-14 years
4 days ago
Director of Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$135,000

/yr

Submitted5 days ago

10-14 years
5 days ago
Director of Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$246,416

/yr

$156K | $90K

Submitted16 days ago

1-3 years
16 days ago
Director Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$139,185

/yr

$121K | $18K

Submitted16 days ago

1-3 years
16 days ago
Director of Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$168,605

/yr

Submitted21 days ago

15+ years
21 days ago
Director of Mechanical Engineering

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$161,421

/yr

$151K | $10K

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United States of America

 | 15+ years

$178,842

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Director of Mechanical Engineering pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Director of Mechanical Engineering is $117,008 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Director of Mechanical Engineering salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 24 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Director of Mechanical Engineering employees.

The highest salary for a Director of Mechanical Engineering in United States is $369,594 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director of Mechanical Engineering in United States is $37,043 per year.

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