Mechanical Engineer salary in Detroit Metro Area, MI

Average salary
$79,500/yr
Based on 341 income tax records
$36,000
$133,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$36,000
$133,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Mechanical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $79,500 per year. This is based on data from 341 TurboTax users who reported their job as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $36,000 to $133,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mechanical Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Royal Oak, MI
29 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$71K – $94K
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Troy, MI
16 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$53K – $105K
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Ann Arbor, MI
26 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$69K – $109K
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Novi, MI
11 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$63K – $104K
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Canton, MI
16 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$72K – $100K
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Farmington, MI
21 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$68K – $92K
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Akron, OH
15 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$60K – $81K
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Utica, MI
13 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$70K – $93K
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Rochester, MI
17 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$68K – $80K
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Dublin, OH
18 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$64K – $80K
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Ypsilanti, MI
10 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$62K – $78K
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Livonia, MI
10 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$62K – $80K
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Cleveland, OH
36 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$54K – $75K
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Fort Wayne, IN
16 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$55K – $91K
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Dayton, OH
24 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$55K – $76K
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Columbus, OH
28 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$57K – $73K
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Grand Rapids, MI
28 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$52K – $73K

Mechanical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Ford Motor Company, Wayne County, MI
19 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$79K – $98K
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General Motors, Oakland County, MI
35 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$76K – $99K
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Chrysler, Oakland County, MI
14 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$72K – $93K

Mechanical Engineer demographics in Detroit Metro Area, MI

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59% are single
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41% are married
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26% have kids
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54% own a home

Mechanical Engineer salaries by age in Detroit Metro Area, MI

$0
$25,875
$51,750
$77,625
$103,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in Detroit Metro Area, MI

341 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in Detroit Metro Area, MI is $79,500 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in Detroit Metro Area, MI can vary between $36,000 to $133,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 341 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers near Detroit Metro Area, MI: Ford Motor Company ($87,000 a year), General Motors ($86,000 a year), and Chrysler ($86,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers near Detroit Metro Area, MI: Royal Oak, MI ($86,000 a year), Troy, MI ($83,500 a year), and Ann Arbor, MI ($81,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.