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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $70,764 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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$51,034 - $97,145
(Median)
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71K
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97K
MEDIAN: $70,764
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Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$18.02 - $45.49
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$51,034 - $97,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,328  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $14,453  
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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$50,917 - $99,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.02 - $45.49  
   
Overtime
$26.38 - $59.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,328  
   
Profit Sharing
$997 - $14,453  
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).
)
$50,917 - $99,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%
National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%
ANSYS
up arrow 7%
CATIA
up arrow 6%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%
National Average
$72,000
SolidWorks
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 2%
AutoDesk
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Matlab
up arrow 8%
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%