U.S. Air Force (USAF) Mechanical Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does an U.S. Air Force (USAF) Mechanical Engineer make in the United States? The average U.S. Air Force (USAF) Mechanical Engineer salary in the United States is $68,290 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $63,472 and $74,018. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an U.S. Air Force (USAF) Mechanical Engineer?

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines. The mechanical engineering field requires an understanding of core areas including mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, materials science, structural analysis, and electricity. In addition to these core principles, mechanical engineers use tools such as computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and produ...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of U.S. Air Force (USAF) Mechanical Engineer in United States. The base salary for U.S. Air Force (USAF) Mechanical Engineer ranges from $$63,472 to $74,018 with the average base salary of $68,290. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $64,213 to $76,001 with the average total cash compensation of $69,618.

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