What does this career do?
Mechanical engineers undertake research and design, direct the manufacture and manage the operation and maintenance of engines, machines, aircraft, vehicle and ships’ structures, building services and other mechanical items.
What are the entry requirements?
Honours, Bachelor's degree
How well does it pay?
Normal pay is around £39,083 per year. That is about £3,256 per month, or £19 per hour.
New workers generally start around £25,293 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn as much as £61,422 per year.