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Mechanical Engineer salary in Hartford, CT

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in Hartford, CT?

Average base salary

$86,481
arrow up8%
above national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer is $86,481 per year in Hartford, CT. 5 salaries reported, updated at May 18, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Hartford, CT

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 Hartford, CT

  1. McDermott
    3.9star
    2653 reviews11 salaries reported
    $195,016per year
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Highest paying cities for Mechanical Engineers near Hartford, CT

  1. Wilton, CT
    $88,370 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Norwalk, CT
    $82,764 per year
    26 salaries reported
  3. Danbury, CT
    $80,359 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Farmington, CT
    $79,854 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Bloomfield, CT
    $79,417 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Groton, CT
    $79,225 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Windsor Locks, CT
    $77,326 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. East Hartford, CT
    $76,668 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Glastonbury, CT
    $75,374 per year
    5 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 Certificationearn +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 $86,481 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

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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

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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 Hartford, CT?

Mechanical Designer

95 job openings

Average $81,752 per year

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