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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A Senior Project Engineer with automotive experience and/or training is needed for a direct hire position located in the Detroit, MI area. Bonus potential. Responsibilities for the Project Engineer Develops improved or new designs for automotive sunroof modules and roof systems or modifies existing equipment on production vehicles, and directs building, modification, and testing of products by per...
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...
The leading provider of advanced power electronics products for power distribution, is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to lead the mechanical engineering and design effort for next-generation power regulating devices. The candidate should be able to do the structural and thermal analysis to ensure a successful product with an extended lifetime in potentially harsh environments. Candidat...
TOP Group is one of the largest Japanese/English bilingual recruiting agencies in the country. Our clients are from all business sectors and we work to source the highest qualified candidates available. A global manufacturing corporation in Houston, TX is searching for a Mechanical Engineer with air conditioning machine experience. Job duties include: • Researches and analyzes data such as custome...
Job Description : Contract position for a Mechanical Engineer responsible for mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) design, including HVAC and Fire Protection. Utilize AutoCAD for design. Design for commercial and large scale residential properties. Possibility of contract to direct. Job Requirements : BS - Mechanical Engineering Experience with MEP design (mechanical, electrical and plumbing des...
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, in Nashville, TN is currently interviewing for a Mechanical Engineer. This position consists of: · This position is responsible for leading the development of electro-mechanical service tools and equipment for automotive, commercial, Ag/Off-road, and recreational vehicles. This position is fully accountable for designing and developing new products, redesigning...
Baker, founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for its clients worldwide. With nearly 3,000 employees in over 100 U.S. offices, Engineering News-Record consistently ranks Baker in the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. engineering design firms and in the top 25 of numerous individual markets. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defens...
Senior Mechanical Engineer needed for 8+ month contract position in Harrisburg, PA area with 8 to 15 years experience and a BSME or MSME. This position has the potenial of converting to a permanent full-time role. The position requires project management experience and team working capabilities in automation technologies in the area of cable assembly and connector assembly. You will provide insigh...
An American global diversified industrial company is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to research & investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes in Minneapolis, MN. This is a 1 year CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer...
A MANUFACTURING ENGINEER with engineering experience in design and manufacturing environments is needed for a direct hire position located in Southeast Nebraska. Relocation assistance available. Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineer Develop plant layout, materials and processes, work flow, methods improvements, cost estimates, labor standards, cost reduction programs and assist in capita...
Point Innovation Inc. is an International Design Firm with a creative and innovative Industrial Design and Engineering staff. We are looking for Mechanical CAD Design Engineers with Solid Works and/or Creo (Pro Engineer) CAD software design experience with oil and gas equipment development, to join our team. Position Description: Design Engineer with experience to plan, design, develop and impleme...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer with high level technical background to design production machinery and components using SolidWorks and AutoCAD. Responsible for electro-pneumatic system design as well as assemblies and PLC controlled equipment and mechanisms. Work closely with purchasing, production and assembly departments to help with job flow and delive...
Job Description: The Mechanical Optical Engineering Center (MOEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on Opto-Mechanical product design, producibility, and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically. Perform conceptual and detaile...
Point Innovation Inc. is an International Design Firm with a creative and innovative Industrial Design and Engineering staff. We are looking for Mechanical CAD Design Engineers with Solid Works and/or Creo (Pro Engineer) CAD software design experience, to join our team. Position Description: Design Engineer with experience to plan, design, develop and commercialize industrial, medical and electro-...
Job description Our client is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to help design the new Cooling System Controls in a suburb of Minneapolis), to provide applications support for a dynamic HVAC controls development team. •This Mechanical Engineer develops cooling control strategies and supporting algorithms as part of the product development process of controllers for high efficiency cooling eq...
CRTS is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer for our Tulsa, OK facility. CRTS, a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is an International industry leader that delivers proprietary internal and external field joint coating services using CRTS patented robotics systems for new pipeline construction projects. Our offices are located in North America, the Middle East and United Kingdom with pro...
Job Description: The Mechanical Optical Engineering Center (MOEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on Opto-Mechanical product design, producibility, and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically. Perform conceptual and detaile...
Mechanical HVAC Engineer Mechanical HVAC Engineer MEP consulting firm in Vail seeking experienced mechanical/HVAC engineers. *****...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Engineer Palo Alto, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Posted 4/22/2014 Charlie Beatty is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Charlie Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer with power supply product experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us Work with a fast growing...
Our client is seeking a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to work in their Phoenix, Arizona (AZ) office. Once again this position is located in Arizona. Essential Job Functions: Design new small semi-precision mechanical products for manufacturability Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Work with Machinists during the development of prototypes and work with other engineers during the d...
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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
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
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