A Mechanical Engineer in Pasadena, California earns an average salary of $78,013 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$65,167 - $108,547
(Median)
$65K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,013
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90%

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$36.54 - $53.27
(Median)
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$38
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,167 - $108,547  
   
Bonus
$4,270  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$65,778 - $109,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$38.15  
   
Overtime
$63.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,270  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$65,778 - $109,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 3%

National Average
$79,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
medical benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None:
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