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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Our client in Orange County is looking for a Mechanical Engineer who will be responsible for designing and developing components, mechanisms, systems and finished products or equipment. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Demonstrates basic knowledge of Mechanical Engineering principles and practices Demonstrates basic understanding of internal and external customer or business needs ...
Our client in Totowa, New Jersey is looking for a contract Mechanical Engineer to provides computer-aided (CAD) design, layout and drafting support for sustaining engineering activities. This position involves providing layouts for detailing, creating mechanical assemblies, managing multilevel BOMs. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer Provide conceptual designs of new products in...
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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...
Our client in San Diego is looking for a Contract Mechanical Engineer who will be responsible for designing and developing components, mechanisms, systems and finished products or equipment. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Demonstrates basic knowledge of Mechanical Engineering principles and practices Demonstrates basic understanding of internal and external customer or business ne...
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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...
Job Details: My client is a wonderful MEP consulting engineering firm with a national reputation that needs a Sr. HVAC Mechanical Engineer with their PE and preferably experience in central plant/ chilled water/ steam/ pharma/ industrial type consulting engineering. Says this person will likely be in the 8 to 16 year mark in his career and come out of an MEP firm or an A & E firm that specializes...
A pharmaceutical manufacturing company is currently seeking a Manufacturing/Production Engineer the Irvine, CA area. It is a 1 YEAR CONTRACT assignment, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only & no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineer Responsible for supporting improvement projects for opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical systems and devices. Pr...
EXCELLENT COMPANY. GREAT CULTURE AND BENEFITS PACKAGE. STRONG ADVANCEMENT POTENTIAL. Qualifications: Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical Engineering. Proficiency in AutoCAD. Experience in the applications and uses of variable speed drives and associated operator interface devices. Must apply HANDS-ON implementation of projects (This includes the...
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 ...
Quality Engineer – Mechanical Engineer Acentron is recruiting to fill a Quality Engineer – Mechanical Engineer position for an Automotive Manufacturer in Greer, SC. This position pays an hourly rate in the range of $33.00 to $42.00 depending on experience and qualifies for a 1.5 overtime rate. We are seeking a strong Mechanical Engineer with heavy experience in mechanical fixtures (dies, tooling...
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...
Skills: Hardware Engineer III/ Mechanical/Packaging/Regulatory/Power Eng. Location: Santa Clara CA USA 95054-1233 Duration: 6 months+ rate: $67/hr on w2 This position will require versatility between Mechanical, Packaging, Regulatory, and power Engineering for development of Server and storage based, rack systems, to be sold in a production environment using “off the shelf” and “custom” co...
Our client is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer/R&D Development Engineer. Act as liaison between the Research and Development group, and Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Planning/Logistics, and Packaging/Labeling. Responsibilities Include: Project Definition & User Requirements Project Leadership Concept Development & Product Design DHF Documentation Product ...
Job Description Do these questions describe you? Are you positive and energetic? Do you always expect to exceed expectations? Are you a hard-working, dependable person? Do you enjoy helping customers find the desired product? Do you always follow through on your commitments? Is top quality customer service your number one priority? Are you driven and focused? Are you open to relocation to...

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Engineering Career Tools

Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $90,950.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1585 Respondents)
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