Salary Range
  • New York State $67,180-$117,950 per year
  • Central New York $68,750-$112,930 per year
  • Finger Lakes $65,220-$107,710 per year
  • Hudson Valley $71,830-$129,660 per year
  • Long Island $71,520-$128,690 per year
  • Mohawk Valley $58,960-$100,960 per year
  • New York City $65,710-$123,900 per year
  • North Country $66,770-$101,640 per year
  • Southern Tier $68,290-$111,600 per year
  • Western New York $62,000-$105,240 per year
Example Job Titles
  • Application Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Design Maintenance Engineer
  • Equipment Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Test Engineer
Jobs with Transferable Skills
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
  • Industrial Engineering Technicians
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Logistics Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
  • Photonics Engineers
  • Product Safety Engineers
  • Validation Engineers
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Job Type:

Mechanical Engineers

Typical Education:

Bachelor's Degree

  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Science
Typical Tasks:
  1. Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
  2. Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, or maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes to meet requirements.
  3. Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
  4. Develop, coordinate, or monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, or operation of product designs.
  5. Investigate equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and recommend remedial actions.
Training Opportunities
Bright minds: Mechanical and structural engineers