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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Principal Mechanical Engineer (Reactor Specialist) Job Description: We are looking for a rock-star principal mechnical engineer (reactor specilist) for an exciting company focusing on fuels/chems derived from gas. Responsibilities: Researching, planning, and designing mechanical systems with particular focus on the development of company's proprietary reactor technologies, including development an...
Job Description: This position requires planning, conducting and directing the mechanical portion of significant engineering projects requiring application of sophisticated knowledge in electrical/electronic packaging. Creates mechanical design and is able to apply new and innovative techniques. Communication and coordination skills are a must to relay technical advice and instruction to managemen...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Refrigeration Engineer San Antonio, TX Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Refrigeration Engineer San Antonio, TX Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details Located in San Antonio, we are an industry-leading manufacturer of liquid dispensary systems. We have employees and clients...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Oakland, CA; San Ramon, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Oakland, CA; San Ramon, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details Senior Mechanical Engineer - Pressure Vessel Integration, High Pressure Manifolds, Project Leadership Cutting-Edge...
CSD is a company located in Baltimore, Maryland. We provide Engineering solutions in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Systems, and Software engineering areas. They include microcontroller-based embedded systems, technology evaluation, mechanical design, etc. Our company’s goal is to provide engineering solutions with Quality, Value, and Service to our customers. CSD offer innovative solutions...
Senior Mechanical Engineer Our Senior Mechanical Engineer will join the Development team to improve the design and operation of our liquid desiccant dehumidification systems through analysis and optimization of mechanical and electrical systems and system integration. Position will require relocation to Haifa, Israel, Miami, Florida or Boston, Massachusetts and occasional travel between these loca...
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 asp...
Our client, a global power leader, is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer responsible for structural validation of exhaust aftertreatment components and systems in the Stoughton, WI area. This is a 6 month CONTRACT assignment, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Design, specify, manage, execute, reduce da...
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474 East 105th Street, Cleveland, OH 44108 (216) 681-7400 fax (216) 681-7009 Immediate Opening Application Engineer Cleveland, Ohio The Cleveland Steel Tool Company is the world leader in the manufacture and sale of punch and die tooling. For over 100 years we have manufactured tooling for Ironworkers and C-Frames; we also sell machines and annular cutters. We have an immediate opening for an expe...
Our client in North Smithfield, RI is looking to hire a Mechanical Engineer. The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for engineering duties in planning and designing, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. This is a wonderful opportunity to build a career at a growing organization. The Mechanical Engineer is full time with a possible temporary to permanent conversion. The...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer for design and project management for HVAC systems for NYC School Construction. Project management from concept through commissioning of the HVAC system. Travel to project sites throughout the NYC boroughs. Job Requirements : BS - Mechanical Engineering Minimum of 10 years of experience with HVAC system design for school constru...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical Engineer responsible for design and study of kinematics, material properties and structural analysis for electromechanical devices. Responsible for conceptual design, research & development of new products and innovative changes to existing products using complex or novel engineering approaches. Plan, design, develop, realize and test...
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 Customers....
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical Engineer to provide project management for petrochemical terminal storage facilities. The Project Engineer will work with an engineering services provider to manage a major revamp of a petrochemical storage facility (terminal) project. Responsible for overseeing walkdowns, site surveys, and generation and coordination of PFD's and P&ID...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR INJECTION MOLDING MECHANICAL ENGINEER-9505140120 Description Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for Staff Injection Molding Mechanical Engineer, to be located in Jacksonville, Florida. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., - Vistakon® Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision...
Military/Defense industry. Minimum of at least 10-15 years of experience. JOB TITLE: Mechanical Engineer LOCATION: Smyrna, TN (relocation assistance provided!) Direct/Full-time position, salary with excellent benefits, relocation assistance, and more. CAI was founded in 2000 with the primary goal of developing and providing quality weapon systems through turnkey engineering, consulting, integratio...
ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. Seeking Mechanical Design Engineers interested in designing leading edge complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits and microchips. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer I Me...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ENGINEER-8735140113 Description The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies-including sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices-that are used in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties i...
Enevate Corporation is an energy storage startup located in warm and sunny Southern California, focused on developing and delivering rechargeable Li-ion batteries with ultra-high energy densities using novel battery materials and architectures. Applications for these batteries include smartphones, cellular handsets, wearable and portable devices in consumer electronics, medical, and industrial/mil...
ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. Seeking Mechanical Design Engineers interested in designing leading edge complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits and microchips. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer I –...
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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2443 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1578 Respondents)
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