How much does a Mechanical Engineer II make in the United States? The average Mechanical Engineer II salary in the United States is $85,985 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $79,116 and $94,835. 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 II

Mechanical Engineer II designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Conducts product testing and creates models and prototypes. Being a Mechanical Engineer II may be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of mechanical products. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Additionally, Mechanical Engineer II requires a bachelor's degree of Mechanical Engineering. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Mechanical Engineer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Mechanical Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Mechanical Engineer II: Applied Mechanics, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software, Prototyping, Design Review ...More

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