Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Mechanical Engineer I make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$96,588 / yrTotal Pay
$70,114 / yrBase Pay
$26,474 / yrAdditional Pay

$96,588

 / yr
$56K$382K
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The estimated total pay for a Mechanical Engineer I is $96,588 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $70,114 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 $26,474 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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Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Mechanical Engineer I

$80,046

 /yr
Range: $70K - $94K

$70K

$94K

$70,461 - $93,616 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Mechanical Engineer I

$88,798

 /yr
Range: $67K - $113K

$67K

$113K

$67,001 - $112,804 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Mechanical Engineer I

$82,256

 /yr
Range: $66K - $89K

$66K

$89K

$66,024 - $89,057 Range

Newport News Shipbuilding
3.3

Newport News Shipbuilding

Mechanical Engineer I

$70,774

 /yr
Range: $66K - $74K

$66K

$74K

$65,594 - $73,700 Range

General Dynamics Electric Boat
3.3

General Dynamics Electric Boat

Mechanical Engineer I

$76,765

 /yr
Range: $73K - $82K

$73K

$82K

$73,000 - $82,430 Range

HII
3.6

HII

Mechanical Engineer I

$71,065

 /yr
Range: $63K - $75K

$63K

$75K

$62,924 - $75,029 Range

Honeywell
3.8

Honeywell

Mechanical Engineer I

$76,824

 /yr
Range: $50K - $89K

$50K

$89K

$50,497 - $88,909 Range

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L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Mechanical Engineer I

$76,629

 /yr
Range: $67K - $86K

$67K

$86K

$67,354 - $86,088 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.7

BAE Systems USA

Mechanical Engineer I

$78,397

 /yr
Range: $60K - $85K

$60K

$85K

$59,984 - $84,656 Range

Dell Technologies
4.3

Dell Technologies

Mechanical Engineer I

$100,223

 /yr
Range: $82K - $101K

$82K

$101K

$82,103 - $101,005 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Mechanical Engineer I

$72,442

 /yr
Range: $59K - $97K

$59K

$97K

$59,463 - $97,079 Range

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4.5

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Mechanical Engineer I

$95,894

 /yr
Range: $88K - $106K

$88K

$106K

$88,034 - $105,617 Range

Sierra Nevada Corporation
3.8

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Mechanical Engineer I

$74,284

 /yr
Range: $67K - $82K

$67K

$82K

$66,957 - $81,684 Range

Affiliated Engineers, Inc
4.5

Affiliated Engineers, Inc

Mechanical Engineer I

$81,485

 /yr
Range: $65K - $105K

$65K

$105K

$65,195 - $105,181 Range

Kansas City National Security Campus
3.9

$80,387

 /yr
Range: $73K - $88K

$73K

$88K

$73,321 - $87,562 Range

General Atomics
3.6

General Atomics

Mechanical Engineer I

$83,288

 /yr
Range: $80K - $86K

$80K

$86K

$80,345 - $85,705 Range

Black & Veatch
4.0

Black & Veatch

Mechanical Engineer I

$78,150

 /yr
Range: $71K - $100K

$71K

$100K

$70,974 - $99,996 Range

Freeport-McMoRan
4.1

Freeport-McMoRan

Mechanical Engineer I

$81,881

 /yr
Range: $70K - $125K

$70K

$125K

$70,259 - $125,000 Range

Raytheon Missiles & Defense
3.6

Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Mechanical Engineer I

$78,393

 /yr
Range: $76K - $85K

$76K

$85K

$75,565 - $84,950 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Mechanical Engineer I

$74,186

 /yr
Range: $61K - $84K

$61K

$84K

$60,639 - $84,094 Range

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$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

10 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$77,709

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,000/yr

11 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$77,974

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$32

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15 days ago by a Mechanical Design Engineer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$88,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Mechanical Design Engineer I with less than one year of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$8,500/yr

16 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$78,700

/yrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

18 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer I with less than one year of experience

$52,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Mechanical Designer I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer I is $75,177 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 881 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer I employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer I in United States is $89,093 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer I in United States is $63,435 per year.

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