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Mechanical Engineers


The National Association of Colleges and Employers reports that engineers with a bachelor's degree earned average starting salaries of $69,180 in June 2019. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reports that mechanical engineers had median annual salaries of $87,370 in May 2018. Salaries ranged from less than $56,270 to $136,550 or more. The DOL reports the following mean earnings for mechanical engineers by industry specialty: scientific research and development services, $103,720; federal government, $99,370; aerospace product and parts manufacturing, $103,000; architectural, engineering, and related services, $97,310; and machinery manufacturing, $84,240.

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