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, ...
This key role is responsible for the concept and creation of mechanical designs that meet the technical, project cost, and schedule criteria of projects. Leading projects through the design and also being the primary technical contact through manufacturing, assembly, debug, and final acceptance. Responsibilities for the Senior Mechanical Engineer Create technical solutions using company standard...
Global leader in medical device manufacturing is currently looking for a Principal R&D Engineer in Roundlake IL. This is a contract opening expected to last 12 months, could be longer based on performance, possible temp to hire. Responsible for the research, development, purchasing, planning and implementation, validation and approval of products and component designs, new production processes, ne...
Fast Growing Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer located in Lansing, MI is looking for a Facilities Mechanical Engineer. This position reports directly to the Facility Engineering Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of MEI. Must have a Bachelor's degree and/or 12 years or more experience in place of a degree. Responsibilities for the Facilities Engineer • Provide engine...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Engineer-HVAC Riverside, CA Full-Time $75,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Engineer-HVAC Riverside, CA Full-Time $75,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer-HVAC with experience, please read on! California's top rated MEP engineering firm specializing i...
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 ...
An American global diversified industrial company is currently seeking a Mechanical Drafter 2 to produce design documentation utilizing ProE in La Crosse, WI. This is a 6 month CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Drafter Responsible for completion of assignments and proper use of equipment. Detect...
We are seeking mid-level Mechanical Engineers to support aircraft modification projects and shipboard design projects by designing both prototype and production mechanical assemblies and systems. Design projects may include developing and integrating components and systems into existing structures and developing new or upgraded products. Responsibilities: Supporting the Mechanical Engineering Tea...
Mechanical Engineer is needed to support boiler capital projects at metro plants and peaking plants. Requires an ME Degree from an ABET accredited engineering program and power plant project experience. Some travel involved. Must have your own vehicle. This is a long term Contract position in Minnesota. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Support boiler capital projects at metro plants ...
Engineering company is growing and needs Mechanical Engineers with PE and experienced in design of HVAC and plumbing systems. The MEs will have a degree from an ABET Accredited University, LEED accreditation or be able to get accredited within one year, experience with AutoCAD or Revit software. HealthCare and Education project experience preferred. Great opportunity in Minnesota. Responsibilitie...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Design Engineer Worcester, MA Full-Time $55,000 - $80,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Design Engineer Worcester, MA Full-Time $55,000 - $80,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Design Engineer with experience, please read on! Based in Worcester MA, we are a leading manufacturer f...
Several opportunities at A/E firms in the Metro, Detroit area: Plumbing/Electrical Engineers,and Mechanical/Electrical Designers with Auto Cad (Revit optional); contract to direct hire, no fee. Working on schools and universities. Full benefit package, which includes Blue Cross (small co-payment), holidays, vacation. Payroll taxes are deducted. Start ASAP. Submit resumes only....
iOttie is a leading manufacturer of electronic accessories and is always striving to make products that are innovative, creative, and unique while maintaining a high level of quality. At iOttie, we utilize our industry expertise and continuously challenge ourselves to create functional and chic accessories to aid your everyday needs. iOttie Inc. is looking for a Mechanical Engineer position to ad...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Hydraulics Engineer Norfolk, VA; Hampton, VA Full-Time $65,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Hydraulics Engineer Norfolk, VA; Hampton, VA Full-Time $65,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details Hydraulics Engineer- Mechanical Engineer, Heavy Vehicle, Proengineer, Hydraulics Simulation, Field Troubleshooting To...
Fusion Optix is a world leader in LED product development and optical system technologies. We are offering a very attractive package for a talented commercially focused engineer to join our team. The successful applicant will have a busy and wide reaching role in a fun, collegiate and ambitious sales and marketing team in a fast growing technology company. Knowledge of LEDs and optical technologie...
Job Details: My client seek and HVAC Design Engineer w/ commercial consulting engineering experience. was told experience is more important than degree or PE. Wants CAD proficient, production oriented. Someone out of the MEP consulting engineering world. No degree. No interest. Would love to have a PE or tracking toward a PE! Call Dan Gallagher at 484 567 2084 and/or email Dan a word document of...
Our client is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer/R&D Development Engineer. Act as liaison between the Research and Development group, and Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Planning/Logistics, and Packaging/Labeling. Responsibilities Include: Project Definition & User Requirements Project Leadership Concept Development & Product Design DHF Documentation Product ...
Position Description: - You will be responsible for leading the Mechanical Engineering design efforts for a team of junior and senior engineers and designers. - You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues. - Act as the Mechanical team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all ...
Our client in San Diego is looking for an Contract entry level Mechanical Engineer with at least two years of experience in a manufacturing environment to design and develop components, mechanisms, systems and finished products or equipment. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Demonstrates basic knowledge of Mechanical Engineering principles and practices Good documentation practices ...
An engineering company near Milwaukee is looking for a team lead Mechanical Engineer for a contract to direct hire basis. The Group Leader of Mechanical Design leads the mechanical design team and encompasses the design and analysis of parts, components, assemblies, subassemblies and systems, and the production of associated drawings and instructions. Local candidates only as there is no per diem...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,000.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2452 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1583 Respondents)
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