MECHANICAL ENGINEER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Mechanical Engineer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 94,414
Average gorss salary (USD) for Mechanical Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 85,772
Average net salary for Mechanical Engineer NET SALARY
AU$ 67,133
The most typical salary for Mechanical Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 83,200
  Updated: 13 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 27

Mechanical Engineer Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Mechanical Engineer in Australia is AU$ 94,414.

Average take home earning is AU$ 67,133 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 83,200 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % AU$ 180,000
11 % AU$ 150,000
26 % AU$ 120,000
63 % AU$ 83,200
93 % AU$ 55,840
96 % AU$ 46,000
100 % AU$ 30,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Melbourne AU$ 72,742 US$ 67,647 09
Perth AU$ 97,666 US$ 101,238 06
Brisbane AU$ 83,500 US$ 68,015 05
Sydney AU$ 110,250 US$ 94,232 04
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 105,240 AU$ 133,750
02
115K US$ 102,949 AU$ 115,000
01
95K US$ 92,841 AU$ 90,000
01
105K US$ 88,664 AU$ 100,000
03
85K US$ 80,213 AU$ 83,200
05
75K US$ 68,844 AU$ 72,666
03
55K US$ 58,299 AU$ 55,840
02
45K US$ 46,704 AU$ 46,000
01
65K US$ 45,037 AU$ 61,666
03
35K US$ 32,158 AU$ 30,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 87,337 AU$ 101,232 18
N/A US$ 82,644 AU$ 80,777 09

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 83,771 AU$ 93,336 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 86,227 AU$ 94,659 22

Mechanical Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses AU$ 94,659. While Mechanical Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 93,336. This is 2.93% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 79,291 AU$ 86,875 08
2-4 Years US$ 81,517 AU$ 86,875 08
1-2 Years US$ 73,529 AU$ 70,840 02
0-1 Year US$ 36,863 AU$ 45,000 02

Mechanical Engineer workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 150,000 compared to AU$ 45,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 257.36%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 108,191 AU$ 137,500 01
33-38 US$ 92,015 AU$ 120,000 02
27-32 US$ 91,945 AU$ 104,968 10
22-26 US$ 72,077 AU$ 79,000 05
N/A US$ 82,644 AU$ 80,777 09
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 85,628 AU$ 94,199 26
Contract US$ 89,521 AU$ 100,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Sydney Mechanical Engineer in Sydney US$ 94,232 AU$ 110,250 04
2. Perth Mechanical Engineer in Perth US$ 101,238 AU$ 97,666 06
3. Brisbane Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane US$ 68,015 AU$ 83,500 05
4. Melbourne Mechanical Engineer in Melbourne US$ 67,647 AU$ 72,742 09

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MECHANICAL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 85,772 AU$ 94,414 27
2. United States United States Mechanical Engineer US$ 72,147 US$ 72,147 142
3. Germany Germany Mechanical Engineer in Germany US$ 57,423 EUR 46,641 39
4. New Zealand New Zealand Mechanical Engineer in New Zealand US$ 56,584 NZ$ 72,000 07
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 53,842 GBP 36,166 38
6. Hong Kong Hong Kong Mechanical Engineer in Hong Kong US$ 46,461 HKD 361,000 06
7. Singapore Singapore Mechanical Engineer in Singapore US$ 46,020 SGD 60,041 24
8. Mexico Mexico Mechanical Engineer in Mexico US$ 29,615 MXN 557,540 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Mechanical Engineer in Malaysia US$ 18,680 MYR 65,621 82
10. Indonesia Indonesia Mechanical Engineer in Indonesia US$ 16,210 IDR 184,333,333 06

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(7/7)  ESTIMATOR


 Posted: 13 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Estimation, procurement, CAD."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 41,567


(6/7)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Design, Analysis, Project Management, Technical Leadership."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 69,279


(5/7)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 55,079


(4/7)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I work in mining and its so much fun."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 130,000
US$ 102,290


(3/7)  SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

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


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(2/7)  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


(1/7)  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


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