Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Mechanical Design Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$101,627 / yrTotal Pay
$78,859 / yrBase Pay
$22,768 / yrAdditional Pay

$101,627

 / yr
$60K$383K
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The estimated total pay for a Mechanical Design Engineer is $101,627 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $78,859 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 $22,768 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.

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Mechanical Design EngineerSee 129 salaries from all locations4,272 open jobs

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 / yr

$85,112

 / yr

$88,776

 / yr

$83,230

 / yr

$93,204

 / yr

$87,710

 / yr

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$90,209

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$90,222

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$89,770

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Recent mechanical design engineer Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$1,500

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer/Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$40

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$72,000

/yr

$69K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$103,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$52,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$52,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Mechanical Design Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer is $78,859 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5252 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Design Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer in United States is $107,124 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer in United States is $58,052 per year.

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