Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in Portland, OR?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$82,009 / yrTotal Pay
$77,309 / yrBase Pay
$4,700 / yrAdditional Pay

$82,009

 / yr
$59K$115K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $82,009 per year in the Portland, OR area, with an average salary of $77,309 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 $4,700 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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Related Job Titles

For Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR

Some related job titles are Mechanical Engineer Intern Salaries with median pay of $69,302, Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $78,924, Entry Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $93,420, Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $72,396.

Top Paying Companies

For a Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR. Employers include Intel Corporation, Lam Research and Boeing.

1
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
$137,853/yr
3
Boeing
$113,336/yr
5
Xerox
$107,155/yr
6
NIKE
$106,916/yr
8
CH2M
$93,494/yr
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Daimler Trucks North America
3.9
Mechanical EngineerSee 22 salaries from this location

$108,235

 / yr

$137,853

 / yr

$91,500

 / yr

$129,147

 / yr
CH2M
3.5
Mechanical EngineerSee 7 salaries from this location

$93,494

 / yr

$90,479

 / yr

$107,155

 / yr

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$95,352

 / yr

$113,336

 / yr

$106,916

 / yr

$99,372

 / yr

$101,274

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$92,369

 / yr

$103,739

 / yr

$89,656

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$106,532

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$87,107

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$99,623

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Top Paying Industries

For a Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR

The top 5 paying industries for a Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR are Information Technology with a median total pay of $122,504, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $113,336, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $108,235, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $95,352, and Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $92,497.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$122,504

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$113,336

    5% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$108,235

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$95,352

    13% Lower than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$92,497

    16% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Mechanical Engineer are Intel Corporation and Xerox.

Intel CorporationIntel Corporation$137,853/yr
XeroxXerox$107,155/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

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.

How does the Mechanical engineer salary in Portland, OR compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Mechanical engineer in US is $84,981 per year based on 26,636 salary contributions, which is 1.49% less than the salary for a Mechanical engineer in Portland, OR. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Mechanical engineer gets the highest compensation are Meta, Accenture Ltd and Applied Materials, Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 18.79% more than smaller companies for a Mechanical engineer.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | <1 year

$30

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Mechanical Design Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 7-9 years

$88,000

/yr

$78K | $10K

Submitted3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 10-14 years

$87,000

/yr

$85K | $2K

Submitted3 days ago

10-14 years
3 days ago
Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 4-6 years

$111,000

/yr

$105K | $6K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 10-14 years

$65,000

/yr

Submitted5 days ago

10-14 years
5 days ago
Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago
Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 1-3 years

$28

/hr

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago
Mechanical Design Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 1-3 years

$5,000

/mo

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago
Mechanical Engineer

Portland, OR

 | 1-3 years

$29

/hr

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago

Mechanical Engineer pay FAQ in Portland, OR

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $77,309 per year in Portland, OR. Salaries estimates are based on 40820 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees in Portland, OR.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR is $106,790 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Portland, OR is $55,966 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.