Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$107,422 / yrTotal Pay
$83,909 / yrBase Pay
$23,513 / yrAdditional Pay

$107,422

 / yr
$61K$381K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $107,422 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $83,909 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 $23,513 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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Some related job titles are Mechanical Engineer Intern Salaries with median pay of $97,458, Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $102,323, Entry Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,972, Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $106,627.

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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.

Recent Salaries Shared

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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

 | 4-6 years

$77,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$135,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$64,500

/yr

$62K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Designer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$76,500

/yr

$74K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Mechanical Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $83,909 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 39545 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $120,234 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $58,558 per year.

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