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 Cleveland, OH Full-Time $70,000 - $85,000 Apply Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Cleveland, OH Full-Time $70,000 - $85,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. We've been around for ...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Engineer Lawrenceville, GA Full-Time $50,000 - $75,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Engineer Lawrenceville, GA Full-Time $50,000 - $75,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer with experience, please read on! We are an established company who takes product design from the con...
Sr. Mechanical Engineer Sensata Technologies, Inc, formerly DeltaTech Controls, is a leading global supplier of advanced operator controls and integrated systems for the off-road vehicle, motorcycle and medical equipment markets. We are a dynamic and growing company that partners with the industry’s leading OEM’s to provide differentiating next generation controls. Our products help to simplify ...
Opto-Mechanical Engineer – imaging / sensor / camera systems POSITION: Opto-Mechanical Engineer PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LINES: Imaging Systems, Sensor Systems, Camera Systems LOCATION: Florida COMPANY INFORMATION: This position will work with a company that develops electro-optical imaging and sensor systems technology and products - specifically hand-held and wearable, compact and lightweight, ima...
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A growing industry leader in the Medical Device field is looking to add several entry level Engineers to their very talented team. We are looking for energetic, thinkers who enjoy the challenge of finding new ways to do things. Recent grads encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity with a growing company. Plenty of room for growth and promotion. Great Benefits package. We are currently look...
POSITION: Opto-Mechanical Engineer LOCATION: Florida COMPANY INFORMATION: This position will work with a company that develops electro-optical imaging and sensor systems technology and products, specifically hand-held mobile devices. RECRUITER INFORMATION: The Photonics Group recruits engineers nationwide for companies that design and manufacture optical, electro-optic, laser, and imaging syste...
Our client is growing and they need to add another Mechanical Engineer to their staff. They develop industrial equipment with significant HVAC systems incorporated into them. They sell world-wide. This engineer must be experienced in the development of OEM equipment and not only parts. They are located near Eau Claire area, about 2 hours from the Twin Cities. It is a great place to raise a family....
Gigavac, the leader in designing, developing, and manufacturing Hermetically Sealed Compact Switching Technology, seeks a talented Manufacturing Engineer to join our Engineering Team and meet the needs of our rapidly expanding manufacturing lines. You will join a team to produce advanced Power Contactors capable of carrying and switching over a Mega Watt of DC current in a product the size of an a...
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....
Position: Mechanical Engineer Location: Engineering Services - Victaulic Corporate Headquarters- Easton, PA Reports to: Manager of Engineering Services **FULL RELOCATION BENEFITS ARE OFFERED FOR THIS POSITION**** This position would work in Victaulic Corporate Headquarters Engineering Services Group. This person will interact with Sales, Sales Management, Executive Management and Victaulic Cus...
Sr Mechanical Engineer Ingenium Technologies – Rockford, IL 61108 We are currently searching for a Sr Mechanical Engineer for our client at their manufacturing operation including machining, electro-mechanical assembly and electronic assembly areas. You will be recognized as an expert and internal consultant in addition to hands on design support. Apply To:***** Additio...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. In the United States and Canada, Sai...
Position: Opto Mechanical Engineer Location: New Jersey We are looking for an opto-mechanical packaging engineer that can help continue to developing market leading performance of our lasers and detectors. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in optical packaging and product delivery in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Experience in integration of optical chips, fiber, bulk op...
Senior/Principal: This position is in the Technical Training group within ATP-TPAT. The group is responsible for administering current technical training curriculums (e.g., HERITAGE, statistics, visual display of information, etc), identifying and implementing new technical training programs that support the engineering and science communities, and integrating training initiatives across BMPC. T...
**NOTE: LOCAL CANDIDATES PREFERRED; NO RELOCATION PROVIDED** Anderson Fittings, a premier metals manufacturer located in south suburban Frankfort, IL, has an exceptional opportunity for a degreed Mechanical Engineer! Position Overview Responsible for assisting in providing the technical and engineering support to the business unit to assure that the manufacturing costs and standards are meet an...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,000.00
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
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