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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Engineer Charlotte, NC Full-Time $60,000 - $85,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Engineer Charlotte, NC Full-Time $60,000 - $85,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us Not only are we based in beautiful Charlotte, ...
Randstad Engineering is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for a leading manufacturing company located in the New Haven/Harrington/Dover, Delaware area. The ideal candidate will have experience in a high speed manufacturing environment preferably with textile or non-woven background, recommending and implementing improvements to manufacturing processes, evaluating supplier capabilities and leading...
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...
Our client is currently seeking a Datacenter Mechanical Engineer. Job Title On-SiteDatacenter Mechanical Engineer Organization Name GlobalBuildings Group Primary Job Responsibilites We are looking for highly motivated Mechanical Engineers withdemonstrated design, operations, and construction experience in the area ofcomplex and mission critical facilities. Provide project design and fieldengin...
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....
FULL TIME/ PERMANENT POSITION: Belcan is currently hiring a Mechanical Engineer with experience in: Design for Manufacturability DFMEA/FMEA CNC tooling Hands on background to support products used in manufacturing plants that are designed to encompass new technology and sustainable processes and materials. Solidworks design tool experience. Minimum of 3 years work experience. Bachelors of ...
Mechanical Engineer: Candidate should have a minimum of 5-10 years experience in heavy industrial, metals, or Refinery Projects. A 4-year B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering is required, preferably having taken and passed an EIT exam, with the desire to obtain a PE license if he/she doesn't already have one. Working knowledge and experience with Caesar II or Algor software packages would be a pl...
Senior/Principal: This position is in the Technical Training group within ATP-TPAT. The group is responsible for administering current technical training curriculums (e.g., HERITAGE, statistics, visual display of information, etc), identifying and implementing new technical training programs that support the engineering and science communities, and integrating training initiatives across BMPC. T...
Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer – Bedford Heights (Blown Film Extrusion, Flexographic Printing, Lamination, Converting Processes) Automated Packaging Systems, Inc., headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio is a world leader in designing and manufacturing flexible bag packaging systems in business for over 50 years. We design and manufacture state-of-the-art machinery and materials. We are growing lo...
Growing Top ENR Firm is growing! We seek experienced Mechanical Engineer to lead team. * Supervise small team of on-site Mechanical Engineers * Manage mechanical project budgets and schedules. * Prepare engineering man hour estimates for proposals. * Extensive field walk down work involving climbing, P&ID as-built work, field measurements, manual sketching, mark up existing drawings. * Develo...
Job functions include: Process new customer inquiries including;  Review & ensure all product requirements and critical characteristics are clearly identified and understood.  Review each project plan against typical project checklist  Communicate project review results through reports to Sales, Sourcing, & Operations Technical Support  Work with sales and customers and provide technical...
“Mechanical Engineers with skills including Piping, Stress Analysis, HVAC and Systems Engineering for gas turbines combined cycle projects” Need to have used SMARTPLANT -designed in smartplant not just used it to view files. 1. Look for mech engineers with power plant experience. Coal, Natural gas, Nuclear, Thermal etc. O&G experience is fine. Stick to design experience. We do not want field expe...
. A Senior Mechanical Engineering job is available in Suffolk County NY courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technical. You will need to have experience with design, development and testing of all aspects of complicated mechanical components, systems and equipment. You will also be responsible for recommending and implementing new design tools. The Senior Mechanical Engineering responsibilities in...
Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level POSITION SUMMARY The Mechanical Engineer will assist senior engineers in the effort to automate a new medical device manufacturing process. Adheres to environmental policy, procedures, and supports department environmental objectives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Build, operate prototypes, collect data and analyze as necessary to vet requirements...
Specify vessels, tanks, pumps, exchangers, and other process equipment. -Work background in Petroleum Refining or Chemical Industry -ASME Code knowledge for pressure vessels and piping systems is required -Background in heat exchangers, rotating equipment and materials required -Strong communication skill required to provide effective inter-discipline coordination on projects -Must be availab...
ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of BWSC, Inc., a multi-discipline Engineering firm. We specialize in providing technical services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines. In support of our client, an automotive manufacturing company, we are seeking a Senior Conveyor Mechanical Engineer for a long-te...
IAPMO seeks the best candidate to fill the role of a full-time Product Review Engineer in our World Headquarters based in Ontario, California. Want to work for a prominent international company? Have a desire to be part of an organization that has global reach, cause and purpose? The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is a global non-profit/for-profit organi...

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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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