How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$84,076 /yr
Average Base Pay

24,577 salaries

$58K

Low

$84K

Average

$123K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $84,076 in United States. Filter by location to see Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 24,577 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer$84,076 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer$110,866 /yr
L4
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Mechanical Engineer Intern

$80,966

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

$67,387

per year

Entry Mechanical Engineer

$82,278

per year

Mechanical Engineer Entry Level

$73,232

per year

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Apple
4.3

Apple

Mechanical Engineer

$132,696

 /yr
Range: $69K - $189K
1,787 salaries
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$69K

$189K

$69,493 - $189,040 Range

Applied Materials
4

Applied Materials

Mechanical Engineer

$112,659

 /yr
Range: $79K - $186K

$79K

$186K

$79,241 - $186,016 Range

Cyient
3.3

Cyient

Mechanical Engineer

$71,640

 /yr
Range: $54K - $88K

$54K

$88K

$54,272 - $87,832 Range

Schlumberger
3.8

Schlumberger

Mechanical Engineer

$91,995

 /yr
Range: $35K - $141K

$35K

$141K

$34,561 - $141,202 Range

Canoo
3.1

Canoo

Mechanical Engineer

$130,325

 /yr
Range: $84K - $200K

$84K

$200K

$84,289 - $199,909 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Mechanical Engineer

$88,126

 /yr
Range: $59K - $179K

$59K

$179K

$58,865 - $178,596 Range

QuEST Global
3.3

QuEST Global

Mechanical Engineer

$72,819

 /yr
Range: $56K - $106K

$56K

$106K

$56,414 - $105,725 Range

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Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Mechanical Engineer

$87,286

 /yr
Range: $53K - $187K

$53K

$187K

$53,425 - $187,299 Range

Onward Technologies
3.3

Onward Technologies

Mechanical Engineer

$79,343

 /yr
Range: $57K - $98K

$57K

$98K

$57,476 - $97,522 Range

Engineering People
2.8

Engineering People

Mechanical Engineer

$72,632

 /yr
Range: $64K - $90K

$64K

$90K

$64,134 - $89,578 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Mechanical Engineer

$161,537

 /yr
Range: $60K - $208K

$60K

$208K

$60,000 - $207,840 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Mechanical Engineer

$93,730

 /yr
Range: $50K - $196K

$50K

$196K

$50,411 - $195,569 Range

GE
3.9

GE

Mechanical Engineer

$92,255

 /yr
Range: $48K - $176K

$48K

$176K

$48,410 - $175,997 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Mechanical Engineer

$167,564

 /yr
Range: $114K - $170K

$114K

$170K

$113,706 - $170,010 Range

Engineering Technology Associates
3.9

Engineering Technology Associates

Mechanical Engineer

$77,836

 /yr
Range: $67K - $100K

$67K

$100K

$67,431 - $100,093 Range

Satyam Venture Engineering Services
3.2

Satyam Venture Engineering Services

Mechanical Engineer

$79,021

 /yr
Range: $70K - $82K

$70K

$82K

$69,767 - $82,182 Range

Naval Sea Systems Command
3.9

Naval Sea Systems Command

Mechanical Engineer

$72,658

 /yr
Range: $51K - $130K

$51K

$130K

$50,754 - $130,011 Range

Belcan
3.3

Belcan

Mechanical Engineer

$73,858

 /yr
Range: $56K - $93K

$56K

$93K

$55,838 - $93,101 Range

Electroimpact
3.6

Electroimpact

Mechanical Engineer

$80,688

 /yr
Range: $55K - $132K

$55K

$132K

$54,578 - $131,901 Range

Tesla
3.8

Tesla

Mechanical Engineer

$104,308

 /yr
Range: $36K - $160K

$36K

$160K

$35,598 - $160,114 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Mechanical Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $84,076 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 24577 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $122,834 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $57,547 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$18
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Freelance
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$83,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$95,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Fresno, CA Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fresno, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Foundry in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$100,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Mechanical Engineering in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$130,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$28
hourly
A Mechanical Designer EIT in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private