Mechanical Engineer Salary in Ireland

€50,961
per year
per month
€4,250
per month
per year
Bonus
€2,100/year
Bonus
€180/month

Mechanical Engineer - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is €50,961 gross per year (€4,250 gross per month), which is 15% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Pay Scale: a Mechanical Engineer can expect an average starting salary of €29,481. The highest salaries can exceed €92,508.
€29,481
Low
€50,961
Average
€92,508
High
€2,460
Low
€4,250
Average
€7,710
High
Total compensation includes salary plus bonus.
€260
€48,800
€97,908
Base Salary€29,481 - 92,508
Bonus€260 - 5,400
Total Compensation€29,741 - 97,908
€20
€4,070
€8,160
Base Salary€2,460 - 7,710
Bonus€20 - 450
Total Compensation€2,480 - 8,160

Mechanical Engineering Salary Range

Low
€29,481
Average
€50,961
Senior
€78,154
High
€92,508
Low
€2,460
Average
€4,250
Senior
€6,510
High
€7,710
Among Mechanical Engineers, Graduate Mechanical Engineers have the lowest salaries, while more experienced professionals like Senior Mechanical Engineers or Mechanical Project Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Mechanical Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Mechanical Project Engineer€81K/year
+59% 
Senior Mechanical Engineer€78K/year
+53% 
Graduate Mechanical Engineer€31K/year
 -39%

Mechanical Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A Junior Mechanical Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €31,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Mechanical Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €47,000, while a Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €78,000. Mechanical Engineers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €85,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Mechanical Engineer

Late Career▲ +67%
Senior▲ +53%
Average Salary€50,961/year
Mid Career▼ -8%
Junior▼ -39%

Gender Breakdown

Female
11%
Male
89%

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Mechanical Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Mechanical Engineer jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Mechanical Engineer

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in Ireland?
A Mechanical Engineer in Ireland earns an average of €50,961 gross per year, which is about €4,250 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Mechanical Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Mechanical Engineer in Ireland is around €29,481 gross per year. Graduate Mechanical Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Mechanical Engineer in Ireland can reach and exceed €92,508 gross per year. Senior Mechanical Engineers or Mechanical Project Engineers usually have the highest salaries.
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