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Mechanical Engineer salary in Albany, NY

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in Albany, NY?

Average base salary

$82,002
same
as national average

Most common benefits

Others
401(k)
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer is $82,002 per year in Albany, NY. 7 salaries reported, updated at March 24, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Albany, NY

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Mechanical Engineers in Albany, NY

  1. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd
    4.0star
    432 reviews5 salaries reported
    $211,859per year
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Highest paying cities for Mechanical Engineers near Albany, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $92,500 per year
    68 salaries reported
  2. Manhattan, NY
    $90,013 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. White Plains, NY
    $86,538 per year
    12 salaries reported
  1. Long Island City, NY
    $85,025 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $83,680 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $83,183 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $79,477 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Buffalo, NY
    $78,538 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Syracuse, NY
    $76,922 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Mechanical Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Mechanical Engineers

Most recommended license

Professional Engineerearn +10.13% more

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 15.96% since 2018. Mechanical Engineers with this license earn +10.13% more than the average base salary, which is $82,002 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20101increase by 1
20111decrease by 0.00%
20128232increase by 823100.00%
201321831increase by 165.20%
201426626increase by 21.96%
201511608decrease by 56.40%
201614220increase by 22.50%
20179550decrease by 32.84%
201810148increase by 6.26%
201911768increase by 15.96%

Top companies hiring Mechanical Engineers on Indeed

Sharp Heads RPO
CHA Consulting, Inc.
Stantec
Exyte GmbH
Education Department, State
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Top certifications
Six Sigma Certification
+32.49%salary
Top fields of study
Aerospace Engineering Degree
+64.41%salary
Top skills
Revit
+11.11%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
26 jobs31
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Most common benefits for Mechanical Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 729 ratings

64% of Mechanical Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Albany, NY?

Mechanical Designer

51 job openings

Average $77,283 per year

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