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Mechanical Engineer salary in Georgia

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in Georgia?

Average base salary

$78,731
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer is $78,731 per year in Georgia. 158 salaries reported, updated at August 12, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Georgia

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 Georgia

  1. Hyundai Motor Company
    4.0star
    1223 reviews5 salaries reported
    $211,859per year
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Highest paying cities for Mechanical Engineers in Georgia

  1. Atlanta, GA
    $84,174 per year
    35 salaries reported
  2. Alpharetta, GA
    $80,618 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Duluth, GA
    $75,625 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Marietta, GA
    $74,431 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Savannah, GA
    $74,075 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Augusta, GA
    $73,560 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Suwanee, GA
    $72,766 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Cartersville, GA
    $68,320 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. LaGrange, GA
    $68,250 per year
    7 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 certification

Six Sigma Certification

earn +32.49% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 32.58% since 2018. Mechanical Engineers with this certification earn +32.49% more than the average base salary, which is $78,731 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012693increase by 693
20132357increase by 240.12%
20143016increase by 27.96%
2015830decrease by 72.48%
2016926increase by 11.57%
2017311decrease by 66.41%
2018528increase by 69.77%
2019356decrease by 32.58%

Top companies hiring Mechanical Engineers with the recommended certification

Kimberly-Clark
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Top schools offering Six Sigma Certification

TrainUp.com

1 review
Top fields of study
Aerospace Engineering Degree
+64.41%salary
Top skills
Revit
+11.11%salary
Top licenses
Professional Engineer
+10.13%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 Georgia?

Mechanical Designer

238 job openings

Average $74,916 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Mechanical Engineer

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Which cities have the highest salaries for mechanical engineers?

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