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2021 Nebraska Mechanical Engineers Salary Guide

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Nebraska Mechanical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$78.6K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Mechanical Engineers Make in Nebraska 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $47,890 $62,250 $78,630 $98,360 $118,760
Hourly Wage $23.02 $29.93 $37.80 $47.29 $57.10

How Much Do Mechanical Engineers Make in Nebraska 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$47,890
$62,250
$78,630
$98,360
$118,760
Hourly Wage
$23.02
$29.93
$37.80
$47.29
$57.10

What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Also known as:

Application Engineer, Design Engineer, Design Maintenance Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer

  • Review technical documents to plan work.
  • Design industrial equipment.
  • Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.
  • Design industrial processing systems.
  • Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Direct industrial production activities.
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
  • Advise others regarding green practices or environmental concerns.
  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Implement design or process improvements.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Evaluate plans or specifications to determine technological or environmental implications.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Design electronic or computer equipment or instrumentation.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Design industrial processing systems.
  • Analyze design or requirements information for mechanical equipment or systems.
  • Identify new applications for existing technologies.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Prepare proposal documents.
  • Document technical design details.
  • Supervise production or support personnel.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Perform marketing activities.
  • Advise customers on the use of products or services.
  • Research industrial processes or operations.
  • Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities.
  • Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities.
  • Determine operational methods.
  • Install production equipment or systems.
  • Select tools, equipment, or technologies for use in operations or projects.

Mechanical Engineers Job Outlook in Nebraska

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Nebraska 1,100 1,200 9% 90
United States 299,200 320,100 7% 20,200

Mechanical Engineers Job Outlook in Nebraska

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Nebraska
1,100
1,200
9%
90
United States
299,200
320,100
7%
20,200

Mechanical Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Mechanical Engineers Schools in Nebraska

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Mechanical Engineering. Lincoln, NE 4 years: 147
More than 4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 5
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Engineering Mechanics. Lincoln, NE More than 4 years: 0

Mechanical Engineers Schools in Nebraska

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Mechanical Engineering.
Lincoln, NE
4 years: 147
More than 4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 5
Engineering Mechanics.
Lincoln, NE
More than 4 years: 0

Mechanical Engineers Jobs in Nebraska.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Driver/sales/merchandiser store 1951 Advance Auto Parts Scottsbluff, Nebraska 10/23/2021 No
E&C Tech, Level 1-4 (Beatrice, NE) Kinder Morgan BEATRICE, Nebraska 10/23/2021 No
Electrical Project Manager - Job site based Hunt Electric Corporation Springfield, Nebraska 10/24/2021 No
Resident Project Engineer* 3M Valley, Nebraska 10/24/2021 No
South Molding Electro-Mechanical Technician - 1st shift BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Columbus, Nebraska 10/24/2021 Yes

Mechanical Engineers Jobs in Nebraska.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Advance Auto Parts
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
10/23/2021
No
Kinder Morgan
BEATRICE, Nebraska
10/23/2021
No
Hunt Electric Corporation
Springfield, Nebraska
10/24/2021
No
3M
Valley, Nebraska
10/24/2021
No
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Columbus, Nebraska
10/24/2021
Yes

Mechanical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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