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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 Senior Mechanical Engineer - Thermal San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $140,000 Posted 4/17/2014 Jennifer Velasquez is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Jennifer Apply Job Details Senior Mechanical Engineer Do you have a strong high-volume consumer product design experience? Are yo...
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer Location: San Jose, CA For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more relevant today than ever. We made the Internet what it is today. First, we focused on creating connectivity. Now, we're entering the Internet of Everything transition—an era where we'll help create unprecedented value by con...
Description Northrop Grumman Corporation is offering a challenging and rewarding career as a Mechanical Engineer within the Electronics Systems Sector located at the Rolling Meadows - Illinois facility. This position will support the development, build, and test validation of ruggedized electronic equipment for military applications. The candidate will have the opportunity to be exposed to multipl...
Description The Mechanical Engineer will coordinate and conduct test-specimen and test-fixture preparation for implementation of full-field displacement measurements using the Vic-3D digital image correlation system, during structural testing of material coupons or large structural elements. Will operate the data acquisition equipment, acquire and record the data; reduce the test data obtained in...
Description The Mechanical Engineer will coordinate and conduct test-specimen and test-fixture preparation for implementation of full-field displacement measurements using the Vic-3D digital image correlation system, during structural testing of material coupons or large structural elements. Will operate the data acquisition equipment, acquire and record the data; reduce the test data obtained in...
Since 1955, Symmes Maini & McKee Associates has provided design solutions through a full-range of architectural, engineering, interior design, and planning services. Embedded in our firm’s approach is a multi-disciplinary practice model that combines architecture with in-house engineering, interior design, master planning, sustainable design, commissioning and permitting, among others. SMMA is a f...
Duties & Responsibilities Work directly with leading edge semiconductor companies supporting their efforts to develop Test Cells to enable advanced chip designs to market. Responsible for the mastering of Teradyne Test Cell products, product applications and policies. Provide expert advice to customers, Sales, FAE’s and support staff while working closely with sales/marketing management and test c...
Obermiller Nelson Engineering is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our offices in Fargo, ND/Bismarck, ND. This position will design mechanical systems for commercial building applications. They will also coordinate and oversee projects and project team members. This job opportunity is with a growing engineering firm that has a great work environment, atmosphere and wages. If interested please cont...
Job Description : Mechanical or Electrical Engineer to oversee design and construction documentation for a minimum 18 month Midtown NYC financial institution project. Position is a direct hire with company and would likely continue with a new project after completion of assignment. Specific responsibilities include: - Feasibility studies, scopes of work, and RFPs. - Review of due diligence (DD) re...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to manage all engineering associated with boiler and plant performance. Review and approve any heat transfer or combustion models related to thermal equipment. Provide technical direction for engineering proposal and contract activity. Responsible for department budget. Take the technical lead in all thermal engineering...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer to design and fabricate electromechanical equipment / systems. This position has the potential to grow into the Chief Engineer / Engineering Manager position for the company. Responsible for design and fabrication of cleaning and degreasing machines for industries that include aerospace, medical and automotive manufacturing. Work with...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer to design electro-mechanical devices. The mechanical engineer provides knowledge and expertise to deliver electro-mechanical (electrical / electronics packaging) design models. Responsible for required documentation and support of the entire design process from prototypes, through integration, test and introduction for volume manufactu...
Mechanical Engineer (Associate / VP Level) A well respected and stable MEP firm in the New York City metropolitan area is currently seeking a sharp, motivated 10+ year Mechanical HVAC Engineer. Their projects consist of high end commercial spaces, large scale institutions, interiors and tenant fit outs on a national level. The ideal individual will have a strong engineering background relating to...
TUDI Mechanical Systems ( – Voted the #1 Work Place in the Pittsburgh area by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Also, we have been named one of the best contractors to work for by Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News! Founded in 1987, TUDI Mechanical Systems has grown into this premier mechanical contractor in both the Pittsburgh and Tampa Markets. Our philosophies and strategi...
Company: Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Division: IC - BT - Control Products and Systems Location: MA - Canton Req ID: 131133 Position Title: Mechanical Engineer II - Control Products and Systems - Canton, MA Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: High School Diploma Travel Required: Yes Company Description: The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities (IC) Sector is focused on providing answer...
Experienced Mechanical Engineer - responsible for design of mechanical devices, fluid transfer systems and electronic enclosures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS: 1. Must take direction from Director of engineering in the design and testing of prototype Medical Devices. 2. Must be self-motivated and intuitive in the design of mechanical assemblies. 3. Must be able to provide su...
Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. Division: SMSD - Diagnostics Location: DE - Newark Req ID: 131168 Position Title: Product Engineer 2 Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: Yes Company Description: Siemens’ Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnosti...
Due to recent growth, Honeywell S&C is seeking a strong Mechanical Engineer to design electromechanical components in either our Boyne City, MI, or Freeport, IL, design centers. Honeywell International is a $40 billion diversified Fortune 100 leader with more than 131,000 employees in 100 countries around the world. We invent and manufacture technologies that address some of the world’s toughest c...
The open position of Senior Mechanical Engineer is located near Raleigh, North Carolina, an area overflowing with opportunity, college campuses and affordable housing. The area offers a family oriented environment with great schools and one of the lowest crime rates in the country. This company is the leading expert and manufacturer in their industry with sales exceeding $700 million. Products inc...
An American global diversified industrial company is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to process mapping and create standard work for aftermarket engineering processes in Minneapolis, MN. This is a 10 month CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Interface with aftermarket engineering pe...
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