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 ...
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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...
We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our San Antonio office, with experience in HVAC and plumbing design and installation. The right candidate will be a senior level, licensed engineer with 10 or more years’ of experience. This position will entail preparing reports and discussing the findings of field investigations into the causes of failures of HVAC or plumbing equipment. Accordingly, candi...
The candidate will work in a rapid development environment where the airplane will progress from design, fabrication, assembly, and flight test phases in a short period of time. The successful candidate will be a highly organized self-starter who has direct, hands-on experience developing unmanned aircraft subsystems. The candidate must have strong prototyping experience and be comfortable workin...
Senior Mechanical Engineer We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer with a mechatronics background to join our dynamic team of industry leading experts. As a uniquely qualified candidate, you will: Under the direction of the Process Engineering Manager, be responsible for laser process development – from proof-of-concept prototypes to sustained manufacturing validation - planning, directing,...
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...
A regional MEP engineering consulting firm located in a convenient East-Central New Jersey location has an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineering Project Manager. This is a dynamic young company with an impressive project list encompassing hospital/health care, clinical labs, and an interesting variety of commercial and institutional projects. The successful candidate will be a degreed mecha...
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...
US Magnesium LLC offers Fortune 500 level benefits which include 11 paid holidays, up to 5 weeks of vacation, medical/dental/vision, flexible spending accounts, pension plan, 401K with company matching contributions, short and long term disability, life insurance, profit sharing bonus, educational assistance and ride share programs. Maintenance Mechanical Engineer BS Degree in Mechanical Enginee...
Tittle – Mechanical Engineer Location – Redmond WA Duration: Long Term Qualification Summary: · Five years of product development experience, with at least five years designing assemblies for medium or high-volume consumer electronic devices. · Successfully developed and led at least one high-volume consumer products into manufacture, including the design of complex assemblies of injection mo...
Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer This position is based within the Electronic Development (EDEV) department. This sector is responsible for the definition, realization, qualification, and support (factory / field) of electronic functions and modules within these products. Job Mission: Key member of a design team who realizes the conceptual designs of the electrical infrastructure for the indu...
Mechanical Design Engineer L·Garde, Inc. is seeking candidates with an exceptional track record in mechanical engineering. The selected candidate will be responsible for mechanical engineering primarily in aerospace applications. The work will include design of unique systems, working with vendors during the hardware procurement and fabrication, and testing of hardware. Basic Qualifications: BS...
Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Machine Design Custom automated machinery manufacturer is in need of a qualified Sr. Mechanical Engineer for the design of their automated machinery. Responsibilities will include: Design machines to customer specifications Detail drawings from designed assemblies Creation of BOMs and PDM systems ECN controls and procedures Prototyping construction and machine shop...
TTG Engineers is a leading design engineering firm offering exceptional Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Civil design engineering services with offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Colorado. We are seeking a motivated and talented Mechanical Design Engineer for our Ontario, California office. Person must be a CA Licensed P.E. (Professional Engineer) The ideal candidate will ha...
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 ...

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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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