How much does an Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering make in the United States? The average Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering salary in the United States is $95,421 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $79,969 and $113,227. 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. 

Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering Salary $65,901 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering Salary $79,969 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering Salary $95,421 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering Salary $113,227 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering Salary $129,440 US June 27, 2024
25% $79,969 10% $65,901 90% $129,440 75% $113,227 $95,421 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Problem Solving: Analyzing and identifying the root cause of problems and applying critical thinking skills to solve problems.

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3D Rendering: 3D rendering is the 3D computer graphics process of converting 3D models into 2D images on a computer. 3D renders may include photorealistic effects or non-photorealistic styles.

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CAD: Computer-aided design is the use of computers to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design. This software is used to increase the productivity of the designer

Problem Solving 5.26%
3D Rendering 2.63%
CAD 1.32%
Others 90.79%
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Job Description for Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering teaches courses in the discipline area of mechanical engineering. Develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement. Being an Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering provides tutoring and academic counseling to students, maintains classes related records, and assesses student coursework. Collaborates and supports colleagues regarding research interests and co-curricular activities. Additionally, Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering typically reports to a department head. Requires a PhD or terminal degree appropriate to the field. Has experience and is qualified to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and contributes to research In a specialized field. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering, the first career path typically starts with an Assoc. Professor - Architecture position, and then Professor - Architecture.

The second career path typically starts with an Assoc. Professor - Biology position, and then progresses to Professor - Biology.

The third career path typically starts with an Assoc. Professor - Chemical Engineering position, and then progresses to Professor - Chemical Engineering.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with an Assoc. Professor - Civil Engineering position, and then progresses to Professor - Civil Engineering.

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Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering, the highest Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering salary is in Miami, FL, where the Asst. Professor - Mechanical Engineering salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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