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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Engineer Iron Mountain , MI Unspecified Apply Apply Mechanical Engineer Iron Mountain , MI Unspecified Apply Job Details Based in northern Michigan we are a well-established Engineering and Manufacturing company. Our Electro-Mechanical, HVAC, Electric Propulsion, and Fire Suppression ...
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...
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....
Irvine based Aerospace oriented seal company is seeking a full time Mechanical Engineer fir design and structural analysis. The full time designer will provide fundamental engineering support to develop initial design concepts, component development and qualification, processes and material modifications for sealing applications. The designer will work hands on with customers and internal engineer...
Job Description: This position is to support Raytheon - Pasadena in the cable/harness design and engineering for spacecraft and/or space instruments. Responsibilities include the maturing of spacecraft harness designs, architecting harnesses based on Electrical Schematics and Mechanical ICDS, updating to block diagrams, preparation of mass estimates, and preparation of cable fabrication drawings...
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer at a leading company conveniently located in Malvern PA. This is a full time direct hire opportunity that offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Duties include: Creating conceptual designs Developing detailed product designs Working with suppliers to produce / qualify parts Performing design qualification activities Worki...
. Principal Mechanical Engineer 20+ years of experience in mechanical engineering and design. Experience with the mechanical design of refinery process heaters, heat exchangers, flares and boilers is a must Education and/or Experience: Bachelor and/or Master of Science Degree in Engineering, or equivalent. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Mechanical Engineering registration is a requi...
Clearance Required No Daily Responsibilities Serve as a research engineer with a broad background in standard theory and practices as related to the more complex problems and projects involving composite materials, electromechanical systems, equipment subassemblies, and components, to include structural shapes and forms used in aerospace applications. Frame broad research goals into tangible test...
About Us: We are a 45 employee contract manufacturing company comprised of engineers, machinists, and assemblers who need to get things done quickly, accurately and efficiently for our clients. Our fast growing manufacturing company was honored to be recognized among the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago for the 2nd year in a row! Also, we are the 2014 Elite Winner for Employee...
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...
Mechanical Engineer Are you ready to join a growing, innovative team in Jacksonville? This development and manufacturing company is actively seeking an experienced mechanical engineer who has a passion for technical design and complex problem solving. Join as a contractor and demonstrate your expertise in the mechanical engineering field! There will be an opportunity to go full-time for the right...
Mechanical Engineer PEM, Power Engineering & Mfg. Inc. is a small manufacturing company located in Blaine, MN. Power Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc. was established in 1994 by the merger of Power Engineering and System Design Engineering. The combined strengths of these two companies gave PEM advanced capabilities in thedesign of rugged, remote, low-maintenance electromechanical products. PEM...
Company Profile: Company established in the 1930’s and has been a market leader for 80+ year On pace to grow 10-15% next year Eight offices with 120+ employees makes this firm one of the largest and most awarded firms in the Midwest What This Company Offers You Direct-hire, long-term position Outstanding salary and comprehensive benefits package Commitment to professional growth Flexible w...
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...
As a member of a work team, provide imaginative, practical and thorough mechanical engineering designs and analysis to support new product development and ongoing production. Create solutions to a broad range of technical problems using a wide application of principles, theories, and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of related disciplines. Essential Functions: Responsible for mecha...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,000.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2448 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1581 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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