How much does a Mechanical Engineer V make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Mechanical Engineer V in the United States is $68 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $62 and $74. Hourly rate 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 V

Mechanical Engineer V 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 V may be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of mechanical products. Requires a bachelor's degree of Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, Mechanical Engineer V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Mechanical Engineer V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Mechanical Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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