Salary for
Mechanical Engineer I in the United States

How much does a Mechanical Engineer I earn in the United States? The average Mechanical Engineer I salary in the United States is $66,542 as of July 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $61,846 and $72,122. 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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Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as engines, instruments, controls, robo

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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 Engineer I in the United States. The base salary for Mechanical Engineer I ranges from $61,846 to $72,122 with the average base salary of $66,542. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $62,567 to $74,055 with the average total compensation of $67,835.
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  1. This Job:

    Mechanical Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Mechanical Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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