MECHANICAL ENGINEER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Mechanical Engineer GROSS SALARY
US$ 72,147
Average net salary for Mechanical Engineer NET SALARY
US$ 53,249
The most typical salary for Mechanical Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 73,517
  Updated: 06 Oct 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 142

Mechanical Engineer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Mechanical Engineer in United States is US$ 72,147.

Average take home earning is US$ 53,249 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 73,517 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (142 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 121,000
13 % US$ 100,833
21 % US$ 93,043
66 % US$ 63,266
85 % US$ 53,488
96 % US$ 42,917
96 % US$ 30,000
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Detroit US$ 83,900 10
Philadelphia US$ 63,833 06
Cincinnati US$ 60,516 06
Chicago US$ 56,500 06
Houston US$ 72,000 05
Salt Lake City US$ 60,000 05
Atlanta US$ 98,500 04
Los Angeles US$ 68,250 04

Salary entries from individual employees for Mechanical Engineer in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(21/21)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Injection Mold Design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(20/21)  SENIOR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST


 Posted: 23 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Customer services and technical support."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(19/21)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Trade compliance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(18/21)  FACILITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Operations and Maintenance Infrastructure."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(17/21)  HVAC ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

High School, 20+ years: "Fixing HVAC equipment."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

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(16/21)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 May 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and release; program management; quality analysis; improvement of various vehicle commodities/functions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 96,980

(15/21)  SALES DIRECTOR


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Sales director at work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 220,000

(14/21)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Design of automation and machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 61,000

(13/21)  AEROSPACE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Propulsion and hydrolics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(12/21)  SR. MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Drawing development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 79,500

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(11/21)  PIPELINE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Design offshore pipelines."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(10/21)  GN&C ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I work with gyroscopes and test them."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 92,000

(9/21)  MBOP ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Reliability Engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(8/21)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Manage engineering projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(7/21)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Automotive design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 78,000

(6/21)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "CAD, Drafting, GD&T, fabrication, FEA, analysis, design,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,000

(5/21)  FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Troubleshoot product development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 96,000

(4/21)  BATTERY ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Research and development work on Li-ion batteries."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(3/21)  MECHANICAL DESIGNER


 Posted: 05 Oct 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "Design Custom Automated Machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(2/21)  APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "- US citizenship, - Master degree in science of technology, - Production, Manufacturing, Project Engineer, Project Management - Technically trained in mechanical engineering, academic and practical experience in statics equipment and rotary machines (such as pumps, fans, blowers, heat-exchanger and plumbing); fundamental rules, inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance, commissioning, handing over, safety, PDM, PMs and customer service as well as international sales, - Requirements analysis, root cause analysis, design skills, presenting technical information, equipment maintenance, conceptual skills, quality focus, general consulting skills, control engineering, lean manufacturing, 5S, job knowledge, six sigma methods, technical zeal, successful track record, reducing costs analysis, improving efficiency and staff managing, - Process-oriented operations manager with proven success leading production teams to meet aggressive goals - Key strengths in management, scheduling, training and operations - Languages: English / Persian / Arabic."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 62,500

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(1/21)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Work with industrial engineers on design CAD."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 250,000
02
155K US$ 150,000
01
125K US$ 121,000
05
115K US$ 111,000
05
105K US$ 100,833
06
95K US$ 93,043
11
85K US$ 83,466
12
75K US$ 73,517
28
65K US$ 63,266
24
55K US$ 53,488
27
45K US$ 42,917
15
35K US$ 30,000
01
25K US$ 22,000
05

  SALARY BY GENDER   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 78,179 77
Women US$ 102,666 03
N/A US$ 63,178 62

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 75,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 85,044 33
Bachelors Degree US$ 68,983 95
Some College US$ 58,181 11
High School US$ 85,000 02

Mechanical Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 85,044. While Mechanical Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 58,181. This is 46.17% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 104,084 19
16-20 Years US$ 92,857 07
12-16 Years US$ 84,500 08
8-12 Years US$ 79,250 08
4-8 Years US$ 72,712 31
2-4 Years US$ 62,287 26
1-2 Years US$ 66,636 11
0-1 Year US$ 53,148 32

Mechanical Engineer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 104,084 compared to US$ 53,148 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 95.84%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 75,000 02
57-62 US$ 94,500 02
51-56 US$ 132,525 04
45-50 US$ 104,944 09
39-44 US$ 94,800 05
33-38 US$ 86,272 11
27-32 US$ 70,933 23
22-26 US$ 65,179 21
16-21 US$ 30,333 03
N/A US$ 63,178 62
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 73,845 126
Contract US$ 54,940 10
Self Employed US$ 106,666 03
Part Time US$ 23,666 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. New Orleans Mechanical Engineer in New Orleans US$ 148,166 03
2. Seattle Mechanical Engineer in Seattle US$ 144,333 03
3. Atlanta Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta US$ 98,500 04
4. Denver Mechanical Engineer in Denver US$ 91,333 03
5. Worcester Mechanical Engineer in Worcester US$ 85,500 02
6. Detroit Mechanical Engineer in Detroit US$ 83,900 10
7. Minneapolis Mechanical Engineer in Minneapolis US$ 80,300 02
8. Raleigh Mechanical Engineer in Raleigh US$ 75,000 02
9. Washington DC Mechanical Engineer in Washington DC US$ 75,000 02
10. New York City Mechanical Engineer in New York City US$ 72,133 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MECHANICAL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Mechanical Engineer in Australia US$ 85,772 AU$ 94,414 27
2. United States United States US$ 72,147 US$ 72,147 142
3. Canada Canada Mechanical Engineer in Canada US$ 60,943 CA$ 65,341 42
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 53,842 GBP 36,166 38
5. Russia Russia Mechanical Engineer in Russia US$ 35,537 RUB 1,418,571 07
6. China China Mechanical Engineer in China US$ 33,728 CNY 220,993 16
7. Mexico Mexico Mechanical Engineer in Mexico US$ 29,615 MXN 557,540 08
8. India India Mechanical Engineer in India US$ 12,428 INR 765,057 87

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