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What does a Mechanical Engineer do?

A Mechanical Engineer typically works in a plant to oversee mechanical operations. It is a broad occupation and may involve working with combustion engines, electric generators, refrigeration, air conditioning systems, or gas or steam turbines.

Essentially, the role is required to design, install and monitor mechanical equipment to ensure it is functioning correctly. Mechanical Engineers are typically responsible for conducting research, planning and managing installations, developing and testing prototypes, and troubleshooting issues.

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How much does a Mechanical Engineer earn?

In Australia, a full time Mechanical Engineer generally earns $2,350 per week ($122,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Mechanical Engineers?

Job opportunities for Mechanical Engineers have remained stable over recent years. It is expected that opportunities for this occupation will remain the same over the coming years.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Mechanical Engineer?

To become a Mechanical Engineer, you will need to obtain a relevant engineering qualification. Once you are qualified as an Engineer, you can complete a subsequent qualification such as the Advanced Diploma of Mechanical Engineering Technology to become a Mechanical Engineer.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au