How much does a Mechanical Design Engineer make?

Updated May 8, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$77,691 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,220 salaries

$58K

Low

$78K

Average

$104K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer is $77,691 in United States. Filter by location to see Mechanical Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,220 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Design Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer$82,765 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer$108,988 /yr
L4
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$106,855

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$77,215

per year

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$93,317

per year

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Tesla
3.8

Tesla

Mechanical Design Engineer

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $66K - $179K
162 salaries
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$66K

$179K

$66,451 - $179,296 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Mechanical Design Engineer

$100,694

 /yr
Range: $70K - $206K

$70K

$206K

$70,000 - $205,821 Range

Pratt & Whitney
3.8

Pratt & Whitney

Mechanical Design Engineer

$86,410

 /yr
Range: $42K - $133K

$42K

$133K

$42,262 - $133,267 Range

Tech Mahindra
3.6

Tech Mahindra

Mechanical Design Engineer

$77,042

 /yr
Range: $70K - $104K

$70K

$104K

$69,742 - $104,237 Range

Sensata Technologies
3.6

Sensata Technologies

Mechanical Design Engineer

$83,377

 /yr
Range: $70K - $111K

$70K

$111K

$70,003 - $110,962 Range

GE Aviation
3.7

GE Aviation

Mechanical Design Engineer

$83,290

 /yr
Range: $41K - $144K

$41K

$144K

$40,776 - $143,661 Range

KLA
3.9

KLA

Mechanical Design Engineer

$113,167

 /yr
Range: $74K - $156K

$74K

$156K

$73,753 - $155,680 Range

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GE
3.9

GE

Mechanical Design Engineer

$93,202

 /yr
Range: $47K - $163K

$47K

$163K

$47,236 - $162,707 Range

BE Aerospace
3.3

BE Aerospace

Mechanical Design Engineer

$82,332

 /yr
Range: $64K - $117K

$64K

$117K

$64,015 - $117,159 Range

National Oilwell Varco
3.6

National Oilwell Varco

Mechanical Design Engineer

$83,699

 /yr
Range: $51K - $123K

$51K

$123K

$51,198 - $122,900 Range

Philips
3.9

Philips

Mechanical Design Engineer

$91,459

 /yr
Range: $47K - $136K

$47K

$136K

$46,601 - $135,951 Range

ASML
4.1

ASML

Mechanical Design Engineer

$94,411

 /yr
Range: $72K - $155K

$72K

$155K

$72,271 - $154,898 Range

Belcan
3.3

Belcan

Mechanical Design Engineer

$67,424

 /yr
Range: $51K - $97K

$51K

$97K

$51,085 - $97,110 Range

Caterpillar
3.9

Caterpillar

Mechanical Design Engineer

$97,107

 /yr
Range: $63K - $134K

$63K

$134K

$63,037 - $134,432 Range

Cyient
3.3

Cyient

Mechanical Design Engineer

$66,103

 /yr
Range: $60K - $87K

$60K

$87K

$60,318 - $87,364 Range

Emerson
3.7

Emerson

Mechanical Design Engineer

$82,066

 /yr
Range: $41K - $112K

$41K

$112K

$40,791 - $112,309 Range

Larsen & Toubro
3.7

Larsen & Toubro

Mechanical Design Engineer

$83,950

 /yr
Range: $68K - $93K

$68K

$93K

$68,104 - $93,087 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Mechanical Design Engineer

$150,747

 /yr
Range: $105K - $206K

$105K

$206K

$105,118 - $206,039 Range

P2S Inc.
4.6

P2S Inc.

Mechanical Design Engineer

$72,000

 /yr
Range: $62K - $90K

$62K

$90K

$61,657 - $90,000 Range

Rolls-Royce
3.9

Rolls-Royce

Mechanical Design Engineer

$80,619

 /yr
Range: $72K - $95K

$72K

$95K

$72,274 - $95,304 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Mechanical Design Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer is $77,691 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 3220 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Design Engineer employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer in United States is $104,115 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer in United States is $57,974 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$80,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineering in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$39
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $39 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$104,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $104,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Ogden, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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