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US Department of Defense Mechanical Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
$82,500/yr
Based on 1,063 income tax records
$26,500
$131,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$58K
 
$82K
 
$101K
 
$102K
 
$104K
$26,500
$131,500
How much do Mechanical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a US Department of Defense Mechanical Engineer is $82,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,063 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $26,500 to $131,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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US Department of Defense Mechanical Engineer salary by location

US Department of Defense Mechanical Engineer demographics

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54% are single
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46% are married
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30% have kids
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53% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for US Department of Defense Mechanical Engineers

1,063 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in the United States is $82,500 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $26,500 to $131,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,063 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($102,000 a year), Huntsville Metro Area, AL ($100,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($97,000 a year).
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.