Mechanical Engineer Jobs

Mechanical Engineer Job Overview


Mechanical engineering jobs are critical in technical industry companies, and they are often demanding, challenging and rewarding positions. These professionals may work in fields ranging from automotive and aeronautics to energy and more, with jobs available from entry-level to advanced positions across the country. Mechanical engineers may maintain or oversee others performing maintenance or operational work with a wide range of equipment. This may include repairing, maintaining or operating energy systems, engines and other machines. It may also include designing and planning for tools and other types of mechanical equipment.

Mechanical Engineer Education


The majority of mechanical engineer jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or in a related field such as electromechanical engineering, and job applicants are typically strong in areas related to math, science and physics. However, there are a small number of entry level positions available in the field that only require an associate’s degree or a high school diploma. For those professionals who wish to advance in their field or to obtain a managerial position, a master’s degree is often required. Some highly advanced positions require a PhD.

Mechanical Engineer Job Market


Nationally, in 2012 there were approximately 258,000 job openings for mechanical engineers, and this includes entry level to advanced or managerial positions in a wide range of business environments. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, this figure is expected to increase to over 269,000 job openings in 2022. This represents growth in the number of available jobs by approximately 5 percent.

Mechanical Engineer Salaries


The salary for mechanical engineering jobs may vary based on a number of factors, including the location of the position, the job requirements, the experience and education level of the candidate, if the position requires travel and more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, the median annual salary for mechanical engineers across the country was $80,580. The top-earning professionals in the country earned more than $120,000 per year.
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Randstad Engineering is looking for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer for a leading manufacturer located in the New Haven/Dover/Harrington, Delaware area. The Mechanical Engineer provides expertise required to safely and effectively manufacture high volume consumer products of high quality and at low costs. Provides support to Manufacturing Operations by recommending and implementing improvements to manu...
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A global leader providing products and services for healthcare providers is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with complex design experience in the Northern Chicago area. This position is a permanent direct hire position. Local candidates are strongly preferred, but relocation might be available for the right candidate. Responsibilities for the Senior Mechanical Engineer Creates detailed ...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Montville, NJ Full-Time $80,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Montville, NJ Full-Time $80,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details We are considered by many, one of the fastest growing tech firms in the area and the best in the business at what we do. We de...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Design Engineer Montville, NJ Full-Time $70,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Design Engineer Montville, NJ Full-Time $70,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details We are considered by many, one of the fastest growing tech firms in the area and the best in the business at what we do. We de...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides engineering services to both the Production and Services Departments to continuously improve and optimize the use of mechanical systems and equipment, as well as the work practices used in maintaining that equipment. Will be accountable for maintaining the mechanical integrity of mechanical systems and equipment while generating and implementing modifications that will ...
Several opportunities at A/E firms in the Metro, Detroit area: Plumbing/Electrical Engineers,and Mechanical/Electrical Designers with Auto Cad (Revit optional); contract to direct hire, no fee. Working on schools and universities. Full benefit package, which includes Blue Cross (small co-payment), holidays, vacation. Payroll taxes are deducted. Start ASAP. Submit resumes only....
Engineering company is growing and needs Mechanical Engineers with PE and experienced in design of HVAC and plumbing systems. The MEs will have a degree from an ABET Accredited University, LEED accreditation or be able to get accredited within one year, experience with AutoCAD or Revit software. HealthCare and Education project experience preferred. Great opportunity in Minnesota. Responsibilitie...
ITS Technologies is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off, with a salary range that is based on experience. Responsibilities & Duties for Mechanical Engineer Include: · Develop design drawings for mechanical and process systems (HVAC, piping, or facilities) ·...
JOB SUMMARY The Mechanical Engineer will be designing, creating BOM’s, debugging and troubleshooting. Responsibilities include: · Designing the most complex mechanical work · May be supervising others and delegating tasks · Liquid paint finishing · E-Coat · Energy efficient design · Spray & emersion · Powder coat · Phosphate lines & ovens · Perform FEA – both structural and thermal · P...
iOttie is a leading manufacturer of electronic accessories and is always striving to make products that are innovative, creative, and unique while maintaining a high level of quality. At iOttie, we utilize our industry expertise and continuously challenge ourselves to create functional and chic accessories to aid your everyday needs. iOttie Inc. is looking for a Mechanical Engineer position to ad...
Position Description: - You will be responsible for leading the Mechanical Engineering design efforts for a team of junior and senior engineers and designers. - You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues. - Act as the Mechanical team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all ...
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We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer For more than 60 years CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world. Some of the exciting and growing industries we serve include Oil, Gas & Chemicals; Aerospace & Industrial Equipment; and Hi-Tech. We are a $1....
TOP Group is one of the largest Japanese/English bilingual recruiting agencies in the country. Our Chicago office works with many global manufacturing companies in the Midwest. An Automotive Manufacturing Company in Columbus, Ohio is looking for a qualified candidate for a Mechanical Engineer position. Responsibilities: - Problem solving and troubleshooting product designs - Assist end customer...
A leader in innovative products and complete solutions in the healthcare industry is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to participate in semi-complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up in the Newark, DE area. This is a 1 year CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only. No per diem is available for this assignment. Respons...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,000.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1581 Respondents)
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