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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Job ID EIA-00001345 Emerson Company Kato Engineering Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Mankato Publish Start Date May 6 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Position Objective Kato Engineering, a global generator and motor manufacturer located in Mankato, MN, is seeking an Analyst-FEA (Finite Element Analysis). This person is responsible for performin...
Design Group Facility Solutions is a wholly-owned and professionally licensed subsidiary of Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, a leading packaging, process design, and automation firm providing engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies, through the efforts of over 800 engineers, project managers, and engineering technology specialists. We are focused on providing our profess...
Our client in South Orange County is looking for Mechanical Engineers with new product design experience. Focus on designing machines from concept to production. Rate is dependent on experience. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Design mechanical systems that are to be used as automation tools in a high production environment. Capable of designing custom tooling from sketches or verb...
Albemarle Corp Pasadena, TX, 77503
Job/Position Responsibilities: The Mechanical Excellence Engineer provides engineering services to both the Production and Services Departments to continuously improve and optimize the use of mechanical systems and equipment, as well as the work practices used in maintaining that equipment. All efforts in this arena should be focused on improving long-term reliability and preserving the safety of...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
*Job Description: The Senior Mechanical Engineer 1 will conduct structural analysis for space flight missions as well as IRAD/CRAD space programs. They will typically perform analysis tasks under the supervision of senior analysts and will often be part of a larger design/analysis team. Analysis tasks will be typically be for RF or EO/IR hardware designs for static and dynamic strength, stiffness,...
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...
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....
Mechanical Engineer/HVAC Project Manager McKissack & McKissack, a program management and design firm, located in Chicago, IL has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Engineer/HVAC Project Managerfor a field assignment located in Chicago, IL. We are looking for a self-motivated individual, interested in personal growth, to join our project team. This position requires the following responsibiliti...
Senior Mechanical Engineer No international relocation package or visa sponsorship has been budgeted for this position. Reports To: Director, Engineering FLSA Status: Exempt HRB Title: Engineer III Division: Americas Location: Auburn, WA Department: Engineering This is a unique opportunity to work for a large ($1.5B) and diversified global industrial engineering organization. Due to an inc...
Company Confidential Tustin, CA, 92780
Large Manufacturing Company looking for a Mechanical Engineer. The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design, evaluation, and modification of plastic and sheet metal parts. Responsibilities Include: Design, Develop, Implement and document new products using 2D and 3D CAD software Develop BOM's and assembly drawing to allow for a smooth introduction of new products from design to manufac...
Sr. Mechanical Engineer 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 operation, increase reliability, and ...
Leading designer of mechanized structures has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer. This company designs state of the art systems for various industries. Come join the fun atmosphere and be a part of this great team! In this position, you will work closely with a diverse group of mechanical, structural, and electrical engineers to solve unique problems in large scale projects. Industry exposure w...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Description: · Participate on cross functional team as a representative of R&D’s continuous engineering group. · Provide technical expertise and guidance to cross functional team and/or suppliers as required. · Under the guidance of engineering manager and senior engineering peers, understand and complete engineering analysis to ensure adequate performance, quality and reliability of the produc...
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...
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. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for mech...
This position is responsible for analyzing and developing mechanical engineering solutions for gas turbine inlet air cooling and heating technologies. Essential functions include: Design and develop technical sales proposals for gas turbine filtration systems. Design and engineer fluid systems and hydraulics. Address shop related fabrications problems related to form, fit and functionality. Pr...
This position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the Reactor Servicing Systems Department at BMPC which is located in West Mifflin Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will be responsible for design, development, implementation, and continued used of mechanical equipment for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Daily work functions will be varied and will typically include design analysis and docu...

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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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