Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $69,580 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$50,568 - $94,847
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,580
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Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$18.42 - $41.22
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,568 - $94,847  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,649  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $14,544  
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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$50,526 - $98,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.42 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$27.09 - $58.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,649  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $14,544  
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).
)
$50,526 - $98,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%
National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

CATIA
up arrow 8%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 7%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
ANSYS
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
SolidWorks
0%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
C++
0%
National Average
$70,000
AutoDesk
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Matlab
up arrow 6%
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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