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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
1 Year Contract Position - H1's/Subcontractors will NOT be considered: · Participates in semi-complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. · Provides support in semi-complex design, development, testing and modifications of solutions. · Provides support in preparing explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of semi-...
Calculations & Analytical Skills/drawings production (AutoCAD)/engineering/design & surveying. Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineer or equivalent. Minimum years of experience: 0-5. Minimum years of management experience (if any): 0-3. Licenses Required: EIT and PE preferred but not required. Computer Skills Required: AutoCAD (Current Version) and Basic ...
The ideal candidate will develop and lead mechanical engineering projects, coordinate with other engineering disciplines, mentor junior project managers, act as the lead/lone contact for clients, manage project budgets, prepare proposals, and be responsible for the technical direction of other professionals and technical staff. The candidate will also generate new business, maintain existing busin...
Job Details: Mechanical Design Engineer (TEMP TO PERM) My client has an immediate need for a Machine Design Engineer with experience designing complex, high speed equipment/machinery in a manufacturing environment. JOB REQUIREMENTS:- 3-5 years experience designing complex industrial equipment Must be proficient using state of the art 3D software High level of proficiency with Inventor is PRE...
Perform conceptual and detailed mechanical design of Antennas, RF products/sub-systems, High density Electronic packaging designs and Electronic components / devices for application in ground, sea and airborne defense. Responsibilities include the design of structures, mechanisms, thermal systems and electronic enclosures. Candidate will be expected to follow established procedures and instruct...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. In the United States and Canada, Sai...
Key Responsibilities: Create game-changing products in our industries by applying knowledge of the company’s current products Support R&D and the Product Development Process in transitioning new product designs into manufacturing. Support sales and marketing efforts, supply chain needs, and the CRM process as directed. Effective product support and engineering requires decision-making to be di...
Irvine based Aerospace oriented seal company is seeking a full time Mechanical Engineer fir design and structural analysis. The full time designer will provide fundamental engineering support to develop initial design concepts, component development and qualification, processes and material modifications for sealing applications. The designer will work hands on with customers and internal engineer...
Job Description: This position is to support Raytheon - Pasadena in the cable/harness design and engineering for spacecraft and/or space instruments. Responsibilities include the maturing of spacecraft harness designs, architecting harnesses based on Electrical Schematics and Mechanical ICDS, updating to block diagrams, preparation of mass estimates, and preparation of cable fabrication drawings...
. Principal Mechanical Engineer 20+ years of experience in mechanical engineering and design. Experience with the mechanical design of refinery process heaters, heat exchangers, flares and boilers is a must Education and/or Experience: Bachelor and/or Master of Science Degree in Engineering, or equivalent. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Mechanical Engineering registration is a requi...
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer at a leading company conveniently located in Malvern PA. This is a full time direct hire opportunity that offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Duties include: Creating conceptual designs Developing detailed product designs Working with suppliers to produce / qualify parts Performing design qualification activities Worki...
MECHANICAL ENGINEER PE HSR Associates, Inc. is a leading Architectural, Engineering and Interior Design firm located in La Crosse, WI with a widely diversified practice in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated and creative full-time Mechanical Engineer to be a part of our Engineering Design Team. Candidates must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering an...
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...
Position Description: We offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background and exerience in mechanical engineering. You will work on a project team with other mechanical engineers involved in nuclear power plant modifications and upgrades. Under the direction of a mechanical project engineering lead, you will work on a variety of challenging assignments that include invest...
Position Description: We offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background and exerience in mechanical engineering. You will work on a project team with other mechanical engineers involved in nuclear power plant modifications and upgrades. Under the direction of a mechanical project engineering lead, you will work on a variety of challenging assignments that include invest...
Mechanical Engineer – Chemicals The Colonial Group specializes in the placement of outstanding talent in Manufacturing for the Chemical, General Manufacturing, and CPG industries. Our clients understand our decades of industry experience give us unique insights and access to top talent at all levels. The Colonial Group is a nationally recognized, award-winning firm (Top 5%) dedicated to helping b...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descript...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,000.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2450 Respondents)
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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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