How much does a Mechanical Engineer I make in the United States? The average Mechanical Engineer I salary in the United States is $74,281 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $68,870 and $80,791. 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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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer I

Mechanical Engineer I designs, develops, prototypes, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. Develops specifications for new parts or prototypes. Being a Mechanical Engineer I identifies appropriate materials and processes to ensure the quality, performance, and manufacturability of products. Uses CAD software and other design and modeling tools to develop and improve parts and products. Additionally, Mechanical Engineer I conducts analysis and tests to determine weaknesses and failures in prototypes or products. Requires a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Mechanical Engineer I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Mechanical Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Mechanical Engineer I: Requirements Engineering/Analysis, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software, Design Review, CAD Software ...More

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