Lead Mechanical Engineer

Lead Mechanical Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$99,000
$73,000
Min 10%
$99,000
Median 50%
$134,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McDermott International
Highest Paying City
Burlingame, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a lead mechanical engineer make?
Lead Mechanical Engineers in America make an average salary of $99,193 per year or $47.69 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $134,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $73,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Lead Mechanical Engineers are Professional companies and Technology companies. District of Columbia, Colorado, New Mexico, California, and Delaware are some of the states with the best Lead Mechanical Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Lead Mechanical Engineer is 3.7 years.

Average Lead Mechanical Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Lead Mechanical Engineer in the United States is $99,193 per year or $47.69 per hour. Burlingame, CA reports the highest Lead Mechanical Engineer salaries at $130,801 per year. The average starting salary in Burlingame, CA for Lead Mechanical Engineers is $86,000. District of Columbia, Colorado, New Mexico, California, and Delaware are the highest paying states. Wisconsin, Indiana, West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Burlingame, CA
$130,801
2
Lakewood, CO
$127,355
3
El Paso, TX
$119,548
4
Annapolis, MD
$116,077
5
Chandler, AZ
$113,908

Average Lead Mechanical Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Lead Mechanical Engineer makes. Most Lead Mechanical Engineer jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Companies like McDermott International or Arup Group will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Bechtel and WSP USA Buildings I also pay high salaries to their Lead Mechanical Engineers.

Average Lead Mechanical Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Lead Mechanical Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Energy companies, Construction companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Lead Mechanical Engineers. Energy companies pay their Lead Mechanical Engineers the highest wages, averaging $105,239 per year. Construction companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $100,599 and $99,380, respectively. The average salary for Lead Mechanical Engineers in the Utilities industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $96,621.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Energy
$105,239
2
Construction
$100,599
3
Manufacturing
$99,380
4
Technology
$97,328
5
Utilities
$96,621

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