Mechanical engineers are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Mechanical engineers was $87,560 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Mechanical engineers by wage are Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Credit analysts, and Firstline supervisors of police & detectives.
Mechanical engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except landscape and naval, Landscape architects, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, and 16 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Mechanical engineers are Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, Wayne County (Northwest) PUMA, MI, and Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Mechanical engineers are Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI, and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI.