A Mechanical Design Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $86,543 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are ANSYS Simulation Software and ANSYS.

$65,436 - $107,986
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MEDIAN: $86,543
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$65,436 - $107,986  
   
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$9,350  
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$60,820 - $115,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 24%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 24%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
0%

National Average
$87,000

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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