How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated 26 Sep 2021
£35,495 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,720 salaries

£24K

Low

£35K

Average

£53K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Mechanical Engineer is £35,495 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1720 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

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Mechanical Engineer£35,495 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer£47,984 /yr
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Mechanical Engineer Intern

£36,917

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

£36,914

per year

Entry Mechanical Engineer

£35,852

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

£36,914

per year

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Arup
4.1

Arup

Mechanical Engineer

£32,926

 /yr
Range: £24K - £42K
48 salaries
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£24K

£42K

£24,372 - £42,005 Range

Atkins
3.8

Atkins

Mechanical Engineer

£36,057

 /yr
Range: £19K - £47K

£19K

£47K

£18,500 - £46,835 Range

Dyson
2.7

Dyson

Mechanical Engineer

£35,525

 /yr
Range: £29K - £50K

£29K

£50K

£28,993 - £50,208 Range

Rolls-Royce
3.8

Rolls-Royce

Mechanical Engineer

£39,233

 /yr
Range: £29K - £60K

£29K

£60K

£29,235 - £60,000 Range

Babcock International Group
3.6

Babcock International Group

Mechanical Engineer

£35,816

 /yr
Range: £25K - £44K

£25K

£44K

£25,469 - £44,028 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Mechanical Engineer

£37,672

 /yr
Range: £29K - £52K

£29K

£52K

£29,263 - £52,000 Range

Hoare Lea
4

Hoare Lea

Mechanical Engineer

£29,685

 /yr
Range: £27K - £35K

£27K

£35K

£27,097 - £35,250 Range

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Royal Air Force
3.7

Royal Air Force

Mechanical Engineer

£33,000

 /yr
Range: £29K - £43K

£29K

£43K

£29,343 - £42,768 Range

BP
3.8

BP

Mechanical Engineer

£52,066

 /yr
Range: £29K - £103K

£29K

£103K

£28,748 - £102,849 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Mechanical Engineer

£33,316

 /yr
Range: £28K - £134K

£28K

£134K

£27,906 - £133,546 Range

Rise Technical Recruitment
4.3

Rise Technical Recruitment

Mechanical Engineer

£32,672

 /yr
Range: £27K - £52K

£27K

£52K

£27,429 - £51,560 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Mechanical Engineer

£33,744

 /yr
Range: £28K - £50K

£28K

£50K

£27,850 - £50,000 Range

UK Atomic Energy Authority
3.9

UK Atomic Energy Authority

Mechanical Engineer

£40,926

 /yr
Range: £26K - £70K

£26K

£70K

£25,958 - £69,935 Range

Mott MacDonald
4

Mott MacDonald

Mechanical Engineer

£33,913

 /yr
Range: £27K - £41K

£27K

£41K

£27,000 - £40,769 Range

AWE PLC
3.5

AWE PLC

Mechanical Engineer

£35,000

 /yr
Range: £25K - £49K

£25K

£49K

£25,000 - £49,341 Range

DCA Design
3.3

DCA Design

Mechanical Engineer

£29,768

 /yr
Range: £26K - £36K

£26K

£36K

£26,094 - £35,541 Range

BuroHappold
4.1

BuroHappold

Mechanical Engineer

£32,084

 /yr
Range: £30K - £42K

£30K

£42K

£30,137 - £42,206 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Mechanical Engineer

£36,515

 /yr
Range: £32K - £41K

£32K

£41K

£31,981 - £40,956 Range

Aker Solutions
3.9

Aker Solutions

Mechanical Engineer

£41,762

 /yr
Range: £36K - £46K

£36K

£46K

£36,176 - £46,460 Range

EDF
4

EDF

Mechanical Engineer

£40,000

 /yr
Range: £30K - £52K

£30K

£52K

£30,272 - £51,664 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mechanical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is £35,495 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1720 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom is £53,098 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom is £23,728 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent mechanical engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£35,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Dundee Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dundee Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£40,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Birmingham Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£31,500
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the London Area area reported making £31,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£26,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the Bournemouth Area area reported making £26,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bournemouth Area area
 
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
£32,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the London Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£30,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£9
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Bristol Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£19,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Derby Area area reported making £19,000 per year
Job Highlights
Derby Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private