Mechanical Engineer (Australia)

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info SALARY PROFILES
23
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 89,028
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
AU$ 95,181
info AVG. NET SALARY
AU$ 68,374
  UPDATED: 13 Feb 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 28%

What is average salary for Mechanical Engineer in Australia?

Based on our survey (23 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Mechanical Engineer in Australia is AU$ 95,181. Average NET salary is AU$ 68,374. The most frequent GROSS salary is AU$ 83,200. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 2-4 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Melbourne AU$ 72,742 US$ 67,647 09
Perth AU$ 97,666 US$ 101,238 06
Sydney AU$ 103,666 US$ 91,546 03
Brisbane AU$ 95,833 US$ 81,144 03

Salary profiles from individual employees for Mechanical Engineer in Australia

Below is the list of 23 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(23/23) SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Senior Mechanical Engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 137,500
US$ 108,191

(22/23) PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Mar 2018

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Working in water and waste water"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 180,000
US$ 141,632

(21/23) MECHANICAL SERVICES ENGINER


 Posted: 02 Jan 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and project management with a Building Services Consultancy."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 51,145

(20/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Feb 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Building Services Engineer / Fire Safety Engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 64,995

(19/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Dec 2016

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Got master's degree on 2007, then work in an italian company for 6 years, then moved to a Finish company for 3 years now."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 42,399

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(18/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 89,521

(17/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 115,000
US$ 102,949

(16/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Apr 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 134,282

(15/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Apr 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 200,000
US$ 179,042

(14/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Nov 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 92,841

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(13/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Nov 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 73,000
US$ 75,304

(12/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 30,000
US$ 32,158

(11/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 128,631

(10/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 56,680
US$ 60,757

(9/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 107,192

(8/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 81,225

(7/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 46,000
US$ 46,704

(6/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 86,302

(5/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 76,149

(4/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 55,000
US$ 55,842

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(3/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 86,302

(2/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 121,838

(1/23) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 81,000
US$ 82,240

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
205K US$ 179,042 AU$ 200,000
01
185K US$ 141,632 AU$ 180,000
01
155K US$ 134,282 AU$ 150,000
01
125K US$ 125,234 AU$ 120,000
02
135K US$ 108,191 AU$ 137,500
01
115K US$ 102,949 AU$ 115,000
01
105K US$ 98,357 AU$ 100,000
02
95K US$ 92,841 AU$ 90,000
01
85K US$ 80,213 AU$ 83,200
05
75K US$ 75,726 AU$ 74,000
02
55K US$ 58,299 AU$ 55,840
02
65K US$ 46,772 AU$ 62,500
02
45K US$ 46,704 AU$ 46,000
01
35K US$ 32,158 AU$ 30,000
01

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 93,132 AU$ 104,441 14
N/A US$ 82,644 AU$ 80,777 09

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 83,771 AU$ 93,336 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 90,488 AU$ 95,694 18

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 75,295 AU$ 98,750 02
12-16 Years US$ 131,735 AU$ 150,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 131,516 AU$ 143,333 03
4-8 Years US$ 77,127 AU$ 77,500 06
2-4 Years US$ 85,294 AU$ 89,285 07
1-2 Years US$ 73,529 AU$ 70,840 02
0-1 Year US$ 32,158 AU$ 30,000 01

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  SURVEY BY AGES   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
45-50 US$ 108,191 AU$ 137,500 01
33-38 US$ 92,015 AU$ 120,000 02
27-32 US$ 93,486 AU$ 102,460 08
22-26 US$ 87,912 AU$ 88,333 03
N/A US$ 82,644 AU$ 80,777 09

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  SURVEY BY WORK   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 89,005 AU$ 94,962 22
Contract US$ 89,521 AU$ 100,000 01

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Sydney Mechanical Engineer US$ 91,546 AU$ 103,666 03
2. Perth Mechanical Engineer US$ 101,238 AU$ 97,666 06
3. Brisbane Mechanical Engineer US$ 81,144 AU$ 95,833 03
4. Melbourne Mechanical Engineer US$ 67,647 AU$ 72,742 09

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia US$ 89,028 AU$ 95,181 23
2. United States United States Mechanical Engineer US$ 71,709 US$ 71,709 138
3. Germany Germany Mechanical Engineer US$ 59,649 EUR 48,187 33
4. New Zealand New Zealand Mechanical Engineer US$ 56,584 NZ$ 72,000 07
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Mechanical Engineer US$ 51,269 GBP 34,070 36
6. Singapore Singapore Mechanical Engineer US$ 47,919 SGD 62,210 19
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Mechanical Engineer US$ 46,461 HKD 361,000 06
8. Mexico Mexico Mechanical Engineer US$ 24,553 MXN 451,200 05
9. Malaysia Malaysia Mechanical Engineer US$ 18,979 MYR 65,816 74

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