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Average Salary - Mechanical Engineer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$73,095 USD

£56,147 GBP
New York City

$72,133 USD

$52,000 USD

£39,943 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Mechanical Engineer / United States

Average salary for Mechanical Engineer / United States is $73,095 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 146 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $79,600 USD. Women receive a salary of $102,700 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $88,500 USD. The second most paid education level is High School with salary of $85,000 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $107,500 USD. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive $104,100 USD.

Levels / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
4 100%
2.74%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
1 97.26%
0.68%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
1 96.58%
0.68%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
8 95.89%
5.48%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
7 90.41%
4.79%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
16 85.62%
10.96%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
11 74.66%
7.53%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
14 67.12%
9.59%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
11 57.53%
7.53%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
16 50%
10.96%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
13 39.04%
8.9%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
7 30.14%
4.79%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
6 25.34%
4.11%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
8 21.23%
5.48%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
3 15.75%
2.05%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
6 13.7%
4.11%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
0 n/a
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
4 9.59%
2.74%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
1 6.85%
0.68%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
4 6.16%
2.74%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
1 3.42%
0.68%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
1 2.74%
0.68%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
1 2.05%
0.68%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
1 1.37%
0.68%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
1 0.68%
0.68%

Gender / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Women 3 $102,700 USD
2 Men 81 $79,600 USD

Education / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 35 $88,500 USD
2 High School 2 $85,000 USD
3 Doctorate Degree 1 $75,000 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 97 $69,000 USD
5 Some College 11 $58,200 USD

Experience / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 8 $107,500 USD
2 20+ Years 19 $104,100 USD
3 12-16 Years 8 $84,500 USD
4 8-12 Years 8 $79,300 USD
5 4-8 Years 32 $73,000 USD
6 1-2 Years 11 $66,600 USD
7 2-4 Years 27 $62,400 USD
8 0-1 Year 33 $53,700 USD

Age / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 4 $141,600 USD
2 46-50 8 $126,700 USD
3 41-45 5 $87,000 USD
4 36-40 7 $86,700 USD
5 31-35 10 $78,400 USD
6 51-55 2 $76,300 USD
7 66-70 1 $75,000 USD
8 61-65 1 $75,000 USD
9 26-30 24 $73,200 USD
10 n/a 62 $63,200 USD
11 21-25 21 $60,500 USD
12 14-20 1 $20,000 USD

Work Type / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 3 $106,700 USD
2 Permanent 130 $74,900 USD
3 Contract 10 $54,900 USD
4 Part Time 3 $23,700 USD

States / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Louisiana 5 $131,300 USD
2 Rhode Island 1 $120,000 USD
3 Washington State 6 $105,500 USD
4 Kentucky 1 $97,000 USD
5 Georgia 5 $96,800 USD
6 New Jersey 2 $96,000 USD
7 Michigan 11 $95,400 USD
8 Colorado 4 $92,900 USD
9 Massachusetts 5 $80,600 USD
10 Minnesota 2 $80,300 USD
11 North Carolina 4 $75,800 USD
12 District Of Columbia (DC) 2 $75,000 USD
13 Virginia 2 $71,500 USD
14 California 11 $70,000 USD
15 Connecticut 3 $70,000 USD
16 Texas 10 $69,300 USD
17 Nevada 2 $67,500 USD
18 Idaho 2 $67,000 USD
19 Tennessee 3 $64,800 USD
20 Pennsylvania 7 $63,900 USD
21 Missouri 5 $60,800 USD
22 Florida 4 $60,300 USD
23 Utah 5 $60,000 USD
24 Indiana 2 $60,000 USD
25 Oklahoma 1 $60,000 USD
26 Ohio 14 $59,800 USD
27 New York State 5 $58,100 USD
28 Wisconsin 3 $57,200 USD
29 Illinois 6 $56,500 USD
30 Kansas 1 $55,000 USD
31 Alabama 1 $55,000 USD
32 Maine 1 $54,100 USD
33 Hawaii 2 $51,500 USD
34 Maryland 2 $50,500 USD
35 South Carolina 1 $50,000 USD

Cities / Mechanical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Sacramento 1 $150,000 USD
2 New Orleans 3 $148,200 USD
3 Seattle 3 $144,300 USD
4 Jersey City 1 $120,000 USD
5 Providence 1 $120,000 USD
6 Anaheim 1 $115,000 USD
7 Baton Rouge 1 $110,000 USD
8 Vancouver, United States 1 $110,000 USD
9 Shreveport 1 $102,000 USD
10 Atlanta 4 $98,500 USD
11 Colorado Springs 1 $97,500 USD
12 Louisville 1 $97,000 USD
13 Detroit 11 $95,400 USD
14 Denver 3 $91,300 USD
15 Augusta 1 $90,000 USD
16 Worcester 2 $85,500 USD
17 Dallas 2 $83,500 USD
18 Newport News 1 $82,000 USD
19 Minneapolis 2 $80,300 USD
20 Boston 3 $77,300 USD
21 Charlotte 2 $76,500 USD
22 Raleigh 2 $75,000 USD
23 Washington DC 2 $75,000 USD
24 New York City 3 $72,100 USD
25 Houston 5 $72,000 USD
26 Newark 1 $72,000 USD
27 Hartford 3 $70,000 USD
28 San Antonio 1 $70,000 USD
29 Los Angeles 4 $68,300 USD
30 Las Vegas 2 $67,500 USD
31 Boise 2 $67,000 USD
32 Memphis 3 $64,800 USD
33 Pittsburgh 1 $64,000 USD
34 Philadelphia 6 $63,800 USD
35 Cleveland 3 $63,000 USD
36 Kansas City 1 $62,500 USD
37 Columbus 3 $61,700 USD
38 Richmond 1 $61,000 USD
39 Cincinnati 6 $60,500 USD
40 St. Louis 4 $60,400 USD
41 Salt Lake City 5 $60,000 USD
42 Indianapolis 2 $60,000 USD
43 Tulsa 1 $60,000 USD
44 Milwaukee 2 $59,800 USD
45 Chicago 6 $56,500 USD
46 Fort Lauderdale 1 $56,500 USD
47 Tampa 1 $54,500 USD
48 Madison 1 $52,000 USD
49 Honolulu 2 $51,500 USD
50 Baltimore 2 $50,500 USD
51 Akron 2 $50,000 USD
52 Columbia, South Carolina 1 $50,000 USD
53 Austin 1 $50,000 USD
54 --Other-- 5 $49,000 USD
55 Irvine 1 $45,800 USD
56 Spokane 2 $45,000 USD
57 Oxnard 2 $40,000 USD
58 Rochester 2 $37,000 USD

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