Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$107,173 / yrTotal Pay
$83,843 / yrBase Pay
$23,330 / yrAdditional Pay

$107,173

 / yr
$61K$380K
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The estimated total pay for a Mechanical Engineer is $107,173 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $83,843 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 $23,330 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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$107,173 /yr
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$124,791 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Mechanical Engineer?

Some related job titles are Mechanical Engineer Intern Salaries with median pay of $97,039, Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $102,059, Entry Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,776, Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $106,224.

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Apple
4.2

Apple

Mechanical Engineer

$143,598

 /yr
Range: $18K - $211K

$18K

$211K

$17,710 - $210,645 Range

Applied Materials
4.0

Applied Materials

Mechanical Engineer

$121,644

 /yr
Range: $68K - $210K

$68K

$210K

$68,101 - $209,738 Range

Cyient
3.5

Cyient

Mechanical Engineer

$77,354

 /yr
Range: $59K - $95K

$59K

$95K

$58,600 - $94,837 Range

Schlumberger
3.9

Schlumberger

Mechanical Engineer

$96,865

 /yr
Range: $37K - $152K

$37K

$152K

$37,489 - $152,279 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Mechanical Engineer

$92,378

 /yr
Range: $59K - $550K

$59K

$550K

$58,524 - $550,192 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Mechanical Engineer

$95,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $593K

$60K

$593K

$59,728 - $592,973 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Mechanical Engineer

$97,902

 /yr
Range: $43K - $6M

$43K

$6M

$42,569 - $5,706,978 Range

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Canoo
3.2

Canoo

Mechanical Engineer

$140,719

 /yr
Range: $91K - $216K

$91K

$216K

$91,012 - $215,853 Range

Quest Global
3.1

Quest Global

Mechanical Engineer

$78,978

 /yr
Range: $57K - $114K

$57K

$114K

$56,750 - $114,158 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Mechanical Engineer

$84,532

 /yr
Range: $70K - $144K

$70K

$144K

$69,919 - $143,981 Range

GE
3.9

GE

Mechanical Engineer

$96,303

 /yr
Range: $52K - $149K

$52K

$149K

$52,271 - $149,167 Range

Onward Technologies
3.7

Onward Technologies

Mechanical Engineer

$85,671

 /yr
Range: $68K - $105K

$68K

$105K

$68,289 - $105,301 Range

Engineering People
2.8

Engineering People

Mechanical Engineer

$82,063

 /yr
Range: $71K - $97K

$71K

$97K

$71,269 - $96,723 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Mechanical Engineer

$173,427

 /yr
Range: $53K - $224K

$53K

$224K

$52,717 - $224,416 Range

Naval Sea Systems Command
3.6

Naval Sea Systems Command

Mechanical Engineer

$79,732

 /yr
Range: $54K - $140K

$54K

$140K

$54,214 - $140,380 Range

L3Harris
3.6

L3Harris

Mechanical Engineer

$89,640

 /yr
Range: $62K - $162K

$62K

$162K

$62,365 - $162,124 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Mechanical Engineer

$82,631

 /yr
Range: $53K - $153K

$53K

$153K

$53,245 - $152,871 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Mechanical Engineer

$103,772

 /yr
Range: $38K - $182K

$38K

$182K

$38,438 - $181,905 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Mechanical Engineer

$81,692

 /yr
Range: $26K - $163K

$26K

$163K

$26,288 - $163,295 Range

Electroimpact
3.5

Electroimpact

Mechanical Engineer

$89,481

 /yr
Range: $59K - $159K

$59K

$159K

$58,931 - $159,407 Range

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$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$98,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Stock Bonus$100,000/yr

8 days ago by a Mechanical Design Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$81,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,400/yr

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

$42

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Mechanical Engineering with 4 to 6 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,100/yr

8 days ago by a Mechanical Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Mechanical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $84,982 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 26636 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $124,182 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United States is $58,155 per year.

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