Mechanical Engineer salary in Fairfax County, VA

Average salary
$82,500/yr
Based on 90 income tax records
$35,500
$143,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$35,500
$143,500
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 $82,500 per year. This is based on data from 90 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $35,500 to $143,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mechanical Engineer salary by company

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Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$78K – $120K

Mechanical Engineer demographics in Fairfax County, VA

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68% are single
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32% are married
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15% have kids
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44% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in Fairfax County, VA

90 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in Fairfax County, VA is $82,500 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in Fairfax County, VA can vary between $35,500 to $143,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 90 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers in Fairfax County, VA: Ellicott City, MD ($106,000 a year), Wilmington, DE ($87,500 a year), and Alexandria, VA ($87,000 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.