Mechanical engineers can earn anywhere from $23,000 to $45,000 a year, according to a recent survey.
Mechanical engineers typically spend a third of their time in the office.
The average mechanic salary in the U.S. is $23.75 an hour, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis calculates average hourly wage for mechanics in the United States, based on the total hours worked.
That figure includes hourly pay for employees in the manufacturing, construction and other industries that rely on mechanics.
The U.K.’s minimum wage is £7.50 an hour and the minimum wage in Australia is $12.50. In the U