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Mechanical Designer I in the United States

How much does a Mechanical Designer I earn in the United States? The average Mechanical Designer I salary in the United States is $47,838 as of September 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $40,798 and $58,500. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Designs and develops layouts for mechanical systems. Assists in the production of detailed schematics for HVAC or plumbing systems. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Mechanical Designer I in the United States. The base salary for Mechanical Designer I ranges from $40,798 to $58,500 with the average base salary of $47,838. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $41,584 to $59,070 with the average total compensation of $48,319.
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  1. This Job:

    Mechanical Designer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Mechanical Designer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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