Mechanical engineers are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Mechanical engineers was $87,804 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Mechanical engineers by wage are Materials engineers, Computer programmers, and Public relations & fundraising managers.
Mechanical engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except naval, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, Civil engineers, Computer hardware engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, Environmental engineers, Biomedical & agricultural engineers, Industrial engineers, including health & safety, Marine engineers & naval architects, Materials engineers, Mechanical engineers, Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Drafters, Engineering technicians, except drafters, and Surveying & mapping technicians
The top 3 locations that employ the most Mechanical engineers are Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, Oakland County (Southwest) PUMA, MI, and Oakland County (Southeast) PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Mechanical engineers are Oakland County (Southwest) PUMA, MI, Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI.