Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Mechanical Designer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$77,535 / yrTotal Pay
$73,208 / yrBase Pay
$4,327 / yrAdditional Pay

$77,535

 / yr
$54K$112K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Mechanical Designer is $77,535 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $73,208 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 $4,327 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Mechanical Engineer

$81,303 /yr
Mechanical Engineer
$126,304 /yr
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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Related Job Titles

For Mechanical Designer

Some related job titles are CAD Salaries with median pay of $67,932, Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $97,635, Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $81,303, Optical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $145,406.

Top Paying Companies

For a Mechanical Designer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Mechanical Designer in United States. Employers include Meta, Intel Corporation and BlackBerry.

1
Meta
$170,751/yr
8
SLB
$102,298/yr
9
ASML
$102,135/yr
10
Boeing
$98,669/yr

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Mechanical DesignerSee 111 salaries from all locations

$92,902

 / yr

$98,669

 / yr

$120,920

 / yr

$54

 / hr

$39

 / hr

$87,173

 / yr

$85,507

 / yr

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$86,216

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$97,671

 / yr

$82,779

 / yr

$85,427

 / yr

$90,226

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$89,614

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$91,044

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$86,412

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Top Paying Industries

For a Mechanical Designer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Mechanical Designer in United States are Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $108,204, Information Technology with a median total pay of $106,084, Financial Services with a median total pay of $99,992, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $97,671, and Telecommunications with a median total pay of $94,743.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$108,204

    18% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$106,084

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$99,992

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$97,671

    10% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$94,743

    7% Higher than other industries

Government & Public Administration

The top paying company in Government & Public Administration for Mechanical Designer is Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLawrence Livermore National Laboratory$108,204/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$145,000

/yr

$105K | $40K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$77,000

/yr

$75K | $2K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Eningeer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$76,500

/yr

$75K | $2K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer 3A

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$126,000

/yr

$110K | $16K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Mechanical Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mechanical Designer is $73,208 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2095 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Designer in United States is $104,086 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Designer in United States is $51,491 per year.

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