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How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$84,982 /yr
Average Base Pay

26,636 salaries

US$58K

Low

US$85K

Average

US$124K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make? The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $84,982 in United States. Filter by location to see Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 26,636 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer£35,491 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer£48,117 /yr
L4
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Related Job Titles

Mechanical Engineer Intern

£36,950

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

£36,950

per year

Entry Mechanical Engineer

£35,856

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

£36,950

per year

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Arup
4.1

Arup

Mechanical Engineer

£33,996

 /yr
Range: £25K - £44K
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£25K

£44K

£25,253 - £43,524 Range

Atkins
3.9

Atkins

Mechanical Engineer

£38,000

 /yr
Range: £20K - £49K

£20K

£49K

£19,791 - £48,528 Range

Rolls-Royce
3.9

Rolls-Royce

Mechanical Engineer

£40,483

 /yr
Range: £30K - £62K

£30K

£62K

£30,292 - £61,616 Range

Babcock International Group
3.6

Babcock International Group

Mechanical Engineer

£37,356

 /yr
Range: £26K - £46K

£26K

£46K

£26,390 - £45,619 Range

Dyson
2.9

Dyson

Mechanical Engineer

£36,782

 /yr
Range: £30K - £52K

£30K

£52K

£30,041 - £52,023 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Mechanical Engineer

£39,033

 /yr
Range: £30K - £54K

£30K

£54K

£30,320 - £53,880 Range

Royal Air Force
3.7

Royal Air Force

Mechanical Engineer

£34,197

 /yr
Range: £28K - £44K

£28K

£44K

£27,634 - £44,314 Range

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Hoare Lea
4.1

Hoare Lea

Mechanical Engineer

£30,598

 /yr
Range: £28K - £37K

£28K

£37K

£27,992 - £36,524 Range

BP
3.8

BP

Mechanical Engineer

£53,948

 /yr
Range: £30K - £107K

£30K

£107K

£29,788 - £106,566 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Mechanical Engineer

£34,427

 /yr
Range: £29K - £138K

£29K

£138K

£28,831 - £138,374 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Mechanical Engineer

£35,010

 /yr
Range: £29K - £52K

£29K

£52K

£28,857 - £51,807 Range

Rise Technical Recruitment
4.4

Rise Technical Recruitment

Mechanical Engineer

£33,853

 /yr
Range: £28K - £53K

£28K

£53K

£28,421 - £53,424 Range

AWE PLC
3.3

AWE PLC

Mechanical Engineer

£36,265

 /yr
Range: £26K - £51K

£26K

£51K

£25,904 - £51,124 Range

UK Atomic Energy Authority
4

UK Atomic Energy Authority

Mechanical Engineer

£39,922

 /yr
Range: £27K - £72K

£27K

£72K

£26,896 - £72,463 Range

Mott MacDonald
4.1

Mott MacDonald

Mechanical Engineer

£34,715

 /yr
Range: £28K - £42K

£28K

£42K

£27,976 - £42,242 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Mechanical Engineer

£38,033

 /yr
Range: £33K - £42K

£33K

£42K

£33,347 - £41,733 Range

DCA Design
3.3

DCA Design

Mechanical Engineer

£31,915

 /yr
Range: £27K - £37K

£27K

£37K

£27,037 - £37,132 Range

The British Army
3.7

The British Army

Mechanical Engineer

£30,000

 /yr
Range: £18K - £52K

£18K

£52K

£18,408 - £51,912 Range

BuroHappold
4

BuroHappold

Mechanical Engineer

£33,142

 /yr
Range: £31K - £44K

£31K

£44K

£31,227 - £43,731 Range

Schlumberger
3.8

Schlumberger

Mechanical Engineer

£49,253

 /yr
Range: £39K - £57K

£39K

£57K

£38,857 - £57,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mechanical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is £35,491 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1700 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom is £53,115 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom is £23,715 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£38,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the London Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Additional Pay
£1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£42,790
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the Birmingham Area area reported making £42,790 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£30,000
per year
A Plumbing Engineer in the London Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£50,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Swansea Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Swansea Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£28,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £28,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£40,750
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Norwich Area area reported making £40,750 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Norwich Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£28,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Oxford Area area reported making £28,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private