Mechanical Development Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$72,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$72,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Apple
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a mechanical development engineer make?
Mechanical Development Engineers in America make, on average, $72,421 a year or $34.82 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $91,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $57,000 per year. Technology companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Mechanical Development Engineer salaries include California, Maryland, Delaware, New Mexico, and Virginia. The typical tenure for a Mechanical Development Engineer is 3.0 years.

Average Mechanical Development Engineer Salary By Location

Mechanical Development Engineers in the US makes an average salary of $72,421 per year or $34.82 per hour. Working in Sunnyvale, CA as a Mechanical Development Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $103,751 per year. The average entry-level salary in Sunnyvale, CA is $69,000. Some of the states with the best Mechanical Development Engineer salaries are California, Maryland, Delaware, New Mexico, Virginia, Washington, and New Jersey. Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Mississippi, and North Dakota have the lowest reported salaries for Mechanical Development Engineers.

Map of Mechanical Development Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Mechanical Development Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Mechanical Development Engineer Salary By Company

Mechanical Development Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Mechanical Development Engineers at Apple and InvenSense report the highest salaries. Companies like Space Exploration Technologies and SEMATECH also pay high salaries to their Mechanical Development Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$132,079
$132k
$95,306
$95k
$89,905
$90k
$88,878
$89k
$83,864
$84k

Average Mechanical Development Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Mechanical Development Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Automotive companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Mechanical Development Engineers. Automotive companies pay their Mechanical Development Engineers the highest wages, averaging $82,109 per year. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $76,675 and $71,386, respectively. At $69,855, the average salary for Mechanical Development Engineers in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$82,109
$82k
Health Care
Health Care
$76,675
$77k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$71,386
$71k
Technology
Technology
$69,855
$70k

Mechanical Development Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Mechanical Development Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Mechanical Development Engineer can range from $57,425 to $111,884 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Mechanical Development Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
LHP Software LLC
Senior Mechanical Development Engineer
09/11/2019
$81,435
Mechanical Engineer/Product Development
06/10/2019
$101,764
Mechanical Development Test Engineer
05/17/2019
$109,179
Mechanical Development Test Engineer
04/12/2019
$109,179
Mechanical Development Engineer
04/12/2019
$103,106
Mechanical Development Senior Engineer
04/08/2019
$103,106
LHP Software LLC
Senior Mechanical Development Engineer
03/26/2019
$78,743
LHP Software LLC
Senior Mechanical Development Engineer
03/23/2019
$78,743
Ingersoll Rand Company
Mechanical Engineer/Project Developer
03/19/2019
$81,307
Mechanical Engineer/Product Development Reliability
03/18/2019
$66,000
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