How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated 25 Sep 2021
$85,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

467 salaries

$60K

Low

$85K

Average

$127K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Mechanical Engineer is $85,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 467 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer$85,000 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer$121,088 /yr
L4
Mechanical Engineer IVNo Salary Reports
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Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Mechanical Engineer

$78,000

 /yr
Range: $56K - $172K
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$56K

$172K

$56,000 - $172,500 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Mechanical Engineer

$135,000

 /yr
Range: $66K - $300K

$66K

$300K

$66,000 - $300,000 Range

GHD
3.5

GHD

Mechanical Engineer

$78,302

 /yr
Range: $69K - $116K

$69K

$116K

$69,437 - $116,105 Range

Beca
3.6

Beca

Mechanical Engineer

$72,989

 /yr
Range: $58K - $91K

$58K

$91K

$57,686 - $91,069 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Mechanical Engineer

$85,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $120K

$70K

$120K

$69,825 - $120,000 Range

Hatch
4

Hatch

Mechanical Engineer

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $64K - $120K

$64K

$120K

$64,037 - $119,890 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Mechanical Engineer

$75,389

 /yr
Range: $68K - $84K

$68K

$84K

$68,000 - $84,000 Range

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Worley
3.6

Worley

Mechanical Engineer

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $82K - $168K

$82K

$168K

$82,000 - $168,000 Range

ResMed
4

ResMed

Mechanical Engineer

$89,417

 /yr
Range: $83K - $98K

$83K

$98K

$83,200 - $97,693 Range

Arup
4.1

Arup

Mechanical Engineer

$74,668

 /yr
Range: $65K - $80K

$65K

$80K

$65,000 - $80,000 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Mechanical Engineer

$79,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $88K

$65K

$88K

$65,427 - $88,000 Range

Downer
3.5

Downer

Mechanical Engineer

$88,500

 /yr
Range: $78K - $110K

$78K

$110K

$78,182 - $110,000 Range

KBR
3.8

KBR

Mechanical Engineer

$100,843

 /yr
Range: $67K - $141K

$67K

$141K

$67,000 - $140,910 Range

Woodside Petroleum
3.7

Woodside Petroleum

Mechanical Engineer

$135,605

 /yr
Range: $100K - $179K

$100K

$179K

$100,000 - $179,000 Range

Glencore
3.9

Glencore

Mechanical Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $98K - $130K

$98K

$130K

$97,727 - $130,000 Range

Daronmont Technologies
3.2

Daronmont Technologies

Mechanical Engineer

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $62K - $120K

$62K

$120K

$62,000 - $120,000 Range

Ivory Group
4.6

Ivory Group

Mechanical Engineer

$99,116

 /yr
Range: $85K - $135K

$85K

$135K

$85,000 - $135,000 Range

Hays
3.7

Hays

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly

$51

 /hr
Range: $45 - $65

$45

$65

$45 - $65 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Mechanical Engineer

$71,189

 /yr
Range: $60K - $92K

$60K

$92K

$59,768 - $91,953 Range

Australian Government, Department of Defence
3.8

Australian Government, Department of Defence

Mechanical Engineer

$86,410

 /yr
Range: $81K - $92K

$81K

$92K

$80,700 - $92,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mechanical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $85,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 467 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Australia is $126,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Australia is $60,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent mechanical engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$20,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$93,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$69,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $69,000 per year
Job Highlights
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Mechanical Engineering in the Sydney Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
Sydney Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$59
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $59 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment