How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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$84,022 /yr
Average Base Pay

24,688 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 $84,022 in United States. Filter by location to see Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 24,688 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer$84,022 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer$110,839 /yr
L4
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Mechanical Engineer Intern

$80,950

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

$67,387

per year

Entry Mechanical Engineer

$82,233

per year

Mechanical Engineer Entry Level

$73,237

per year

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Apple
4.3

Apple

Mechanical Engineer

$132,991

 /yr
Range: $75K - $195K
1,787 salaries
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$75K

$195K

$74,593 - $194,620 Range

Applied Materials
4

Applied Materials

Mechanical Engineer

$132,489

 /yr
Range: $80K - $173K

$80K

$173K

$79,520 - $172,678 Range

Cyient
3.3

Cyient

Mechanical Engineer

$70,896

 /yr
Range: $56K - $87K

$56K

$87K

$55,944 - $87,379 Range

Schlumberger
3.8

Schlumberger

Mechanical Engineer

$91,992

 /yr
Range: $35K - $141K

$35K

$141K

$34,583 - $141,177 Range

Canoo
3

Canoo

Mechanical Engineer

$130,325

 /yr
Range: $84K - $200K

$84K

$200K

$84,289 - $199,909 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Mechanical Engineer

$88,601

 /yr
Range: $59K - $179K

$59K

$179K

$58,865 - $178,596 Range

QuEST Global
3.4

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

$87,015

 /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

$94,311

 /yr
Range: $50K - $196K

$50K

$196K

$50,411 - $195,569 Range

GE
3.9

GE

Mechanical Engineer

$93,430

 /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
3.3

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

$72,683

 /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
3.5

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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Recent Salary Reports

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$38
hourly
A Mechanical Engineering Design in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$74,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $74,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A HVAC Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$87,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Huntsville, AL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Mechanical Engineering in the Wenatchee, WA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Wenatchee, WA Area area
Intern
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$85,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$173,442
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $173,442 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$25k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment