How much does a Junior Mechanical Engineer make in the United States? The average Junior Mechanical Engineer salary in the United States is $71,401 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $66,401 and $77,401. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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REX Engineering Group - Los Angeles, CA

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The Junior Mechanical Engineer applies knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Conducts product testing and creates models and prototypes. Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. Being a Junior Mechanical Engineer requires a bachelor's degree of mechanical engineering. May be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of mechanical products. In addition, Junior Mechanical Engineer typically reports to supervisor or manager. Being a Junior Mechanical Engineer works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Junior Mechanical Engineer typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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