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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This position is discipline-specific and has a long-term and strategic focus. It is responsible for driving reliability performance by using the most appropriate and effective tools and techniques. This position also provides technical support to Production and Maintenance personnel, leads or participates in Root Cause Failure Analyses and monitors KPI data for early identification and resolution...
Mechanical Design Engineer - Frederick SUMMARY: Researches, develops, designs and tests mechanical/electromechancial products and systems, related to commercial HVAC equipment. Also directs and coordinates activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical/electromechanical products and systems by performing the following duties: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND...
Tyco (NYSE: TYC) is the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company. Tyco provides more than three million customers around the globe with the latest fire protection and security products and services. A company with $10+ billion in revenue, Tyco has more than 70,000 employees in more than 1,000 locations across 50 countries serving various end markets, including commercial, ins...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. STAFF MECHANICAL ENGINEER-7717140402 Description Advanced Sterilization Products, a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Staff Engineer - Mechanical, to support the sterilizer equipment & consumable manufacturing in the Irvine, CA facility. Advanced Sterilization Productions (ASP), a Johnson & Johnson...
This position can be a Salary Grade E03 or Salary Grade E04 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position. Raytheon Ktech is part of Raytheon's Missile Systems' Advanced Missile Systems (AMS) product line, providing comprehensive expertise in pulsed power engineering, diagnostics and effects testing; RF and particl...
Mechanical Engineer Medical Device Design and development of medical device products. Develop processes for manufacturing, test, quality, validation Equipment selection, material selection Generate designs on CAD, solid modeling software FDA, ISO 13485, GMP BS Degree in Engineering, BSME Desired, MS a plus Product Design and Development experience a must Send Resume To: Joe Eori, CPC,CTS Search St...
Mechanical Engineer Sadler's Smokehouse is in need of a Mechanical Engineer who will also be required to take on Industrial Engineering responsibilities. This is a unique position combining the knowledge of both fields. The perfect candidate will be or have: Mechanical engineer graduate. Willing to work all hours of the day and be willing to perform work that may not apply directly to their degree...
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 industr...
A world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer with Mobile Hydraulics / Hydraulics Cylinder Design experience in the Joliet, IL area. This is a 3 year CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, as there is no per di...
Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) 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 detailed mechanic...
Job Description: Need an experienced individual to serve as a Component Engineer within the Component Specialists Section within the Component Engineering Department (CED) part of the Hardware and Electronics Center (HWEC) for Space and Airborne Systems in El Segundo, CA. The individual must be self-motivated and able to work independently. The candidate will develop proposals and coordinate bids...
Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) 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 detailed mechanic...
Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) 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 detailed mechanic...
Mechanical Engineer needed in the Greater Cincinnati area. My client is a custom machine builder working in food, beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. We're looking for a Mechanical Engineer that can execute all technical aspects of an order to achieve functionality, quality, cost, and schedule. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer Plans, schedules, conducts or coo...
DLR Group is an integrated design firm that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and interior design. We offer a comfortable, professional work environment for our employees. We are an employee-owned firm and our employees are offered an excellent benefits package. Our Denver office has an outstanding career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer. Qualified candidates should have from 8+ y...
A world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to deliver dual-fuel engine development programs in the Mossville, IL area. This is a 2 year CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, as there is no per diem availabl...
A world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives is currently seeking a Sr. Associate Engineer to develop plans to validate large diesel engine product in the Lafayette, IN area. This is a 2 year CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, as there is no per di...
Mechanical Engineer with background in product design and development, Solid Works, BSME and experience witgh rotating equipment a plus Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer Review concepts and detailed designs from customer and internal specifications Review conceptual and detailed drawings, provide analysis to make sure meets standards Perform design and tolerance analyses as requi...
· R&D Program lead · Mechanical engineering experience & Minimum 15 years’ experience · Should have lead & managed R&D Programs ( Hands- On technical skills are important ) driving sophisticated Mechanical instruments design, development and launching · Will be working on being the lead for the design of any medical instrument used in surgeries. Has to have been a team lead in past. · Have supplie...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Assistant Plant Manager - Mechanical Engineer Lodi, CA Unspecified Apply Apply Assistant Plant Manager - Mechanical Engineer Lodi, CA Unspecified Apply Job Details We are a very profitable and innovative manufacturer, and due to major demand for our products we need a strong mechanical or industrial engineer...

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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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