How much does a Mechanical Engineer make?

Updated 16 Jul 2021
$70,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

75 salaries

$58K

Low

$70K

Average

$94K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $70,000 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 75 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer$70,000 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer$108,471 /yr
L4
Mechanical Engineer IVNo Salary Reports
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Beca
3.7

Beca

Mechanical Engineer

$66,525

 /yr
Range: $56K - $89K
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$56K

$89K

$56,043 - $89,000 Range

KiwiRail
3.7

KiwiRail

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $26 - $35

$26

$35

$26 - $35 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Mechanical Engineer

$68,000

 /yr
Range: $57K - $78K

$57K

$78K

$57,087 - $78,000 Range

Fisher & Paykel Appliances
3.7

Fisher & Paykel Appliances

Mechanical Engineer

$62,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $64K

$60K

$64K

$60,000 - $64,000 Range

Rocket Lab
3.5

Rocket Lab

Mechanical Engineer

$95,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $100K

$80K

$100K

$80,000 - $100,000 Range

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
4

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$62K -$70K

$62K

$70K

$61,866 - $70,237 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$61K -$69K

$61K

$69K

$61,302 - $68,678 Range

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Royal New Zealand Navy
4.3

Royal New Zealand Navy

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$78K -$86K

$78K

$86K

$78,468 - $85,538 Range

NZSoaring Solutions

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Fonterra
4

Fonterra

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$692K -$749K

$692K

$749K

$691,581 - $748,721 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$47 -$51

 hourly

$47

$51

$47 - $51 Range

Aurecon
3.7

Aurecon

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly Intern
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Fletcher Building
3.6

Fletcher Building

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Mechanical Engineer - Contractor
About 

$72K -$77K

$72K

$77K

$72,401 - $77,256 Range

KiwiRail
3.7

KiwiRail

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

3.9

Mitre 10 (New Zealand)

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Opus International Consultants
2.7

Opus International Consultants

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$73K -$79K

$73K

$79K

$73,481 - $79,004 Range

GHD
3.5

GHD

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$59K -$65K

$59K

$65K

$59,011 - $64,547 Range

4.4

Fisher and Paykel

Mechanical Engineer
About 

$119K -$130K

$119K

$130K

$118,926 - $129,979 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mechanical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a a Mechanical Engineer is $70,000 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see a Mechanical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 75 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a a Mechanical Engineer in New Zealand is $93,800 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Mechanical Engineer in New Zealand is $58,341 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent mechanical engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$70,300
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Auckland Area area reported making $70,300 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$59,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Auckland Area area reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$78,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Wellington Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$70,300
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Auckland Area area reported making $70,300 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Auckland Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer in the Auckland Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer in the Auckland Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private