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How much does a Lead Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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$111,266 /yr
Average Base Pay

274 salaries

$83K

Low

$111K

Average

$149K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Lead Mechanical Engineer is $111,266 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 274 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Lead Mechanical Engineer$111,266 /yr
L5
Principal Mechanical Engineer$132,475 /yr
Career Path

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GE
4

GE

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$98,095

 /yr
Range: $86K - $124K
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$86K

$124K

$86,295 - $124,328 Range

GE Global Research
3.9

GE Global Research

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$127,175

 /yr
Range: $123K - $143K

$123K

$143K

$123,043 - $142,800 Range

Baker Hughes
3.7

Baker Hughes

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$105,663

 /yr
Range: $91K - $141K

$91K

$141K

$91,359 - $141,042 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$126,029

 /yr
Range: $122K - $144K

$122K

$144K

$121,776 - $144,342 Range

GE Aviation
3.6

GE Aviation

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$100,963

 /yr
Range: $86K - $119K

$86K

$119K

$86,262 - $118,913 Range

Magic Leap
3.4

Magic Leap

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$136,816

 /yr
Range: $94K - $162K

$94K

$162K

$94,090 - $161,631 Range

GE Healthcare
3.8

GE Healthcare

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$101,126

 /yr
Range: $90K - $133K

$90K

$133K

$90,176 - $132,541 Range

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GE Power
3.8

GE Power

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$103,311

 /yr
Range: $80K - $129K

$80K

$129K

$79,828 - $128,925 Range

Kimberly-Clark
4.1

Kimberly-Clark

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$100,602

 /yr
Range: $92K - $110K

$92K

$110K

$91,819 - $109,533 Range

GE Renewable Energy
4

GE Renewable Energy

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$96,610

 /yr
Range: $85K - $108K

$85K

$108K

$85,155 - $107,863 Range

Udelv
2.9

Udelv

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$117,625

 /yr
Range: $118K - $118K

$118K

$118K

$117,625 - $117,625 Range

Schlumberger
3.8

Schlumberger

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$112,127

 /yr
Range: $106K - $116K

$106K

$116K

$106,318 - $115,865 Range

PAE Consulting Engineers Inc.
4

PAE Consulting Engineers Inc.

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$94,639

 /yr
Range: $92K - $106K

$92K

$106K

$92,304 - $106,316 Range

IMTEC (CA)

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$117,999

 /yr
Range: $118K - $118K

$118K

$118K

$117,999 - $117,999 Range

Delphi
3.3

Delphi

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$96,686

 /yr
Range: $92K - $130K

$92K

$130K

$92,184 - $130,269 Range

QuEST Global
3

QuEST Global

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$93,535

 /yr
Range: $93K - $94K

$93K

$94K

$93,414 - $93,535 Range

SpaceX
4.1

SpaceX

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$117,482

 /yr
Range: $105K - $193K

$105K

$193K

$105,243 - $193,133 Range

L3Harris
3.6

L3Harris

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$142,383

 /yr
Range: $131K - $159K

$131K

$159K

$131,045 - $159,108 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Lead Mechanical Engineer

$158,498

 /yr
Range: $150K - $168K

$150K

$168K

$150,084 - $167,500 Range

NIKE
4.1

NIKE

Lead Mechanical Engineer
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$151K -$166K

$151K

$166K

$151,083 - $165,533 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Mechanical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Mechanical Engineer is $111,266 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 274 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Mechanical Engineer in United States is $149,382 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Mechanical Engineer in United States is $82,876 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Lead Mechanical Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Lead Mechanical Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead mechanical engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$64
hourly
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Toledo, OH Area area reported making $64 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toledo, OH Area area
 
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
$100,000
per year
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees
$127,000
per year
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $127,000 per year
Additional Pay
$60k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$48
hourly
A Mechanical Commissioning Lead in the Corpus Christi, TX Area area reported making $48 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Corpus Christi, TX Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$63
hourly
A Lead Mechanical Design Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $63 per hour
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$132,500
per year
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $132,500 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$158,000
per year
A Lead Mechanical Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $158,000 per year
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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