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Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California is $69,445 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in ANSYS is associated with high pay for this job.

$53,206 - $99,394
(Median)
$53K
$69K
$99K
MEDIAN: $69,445
10%
50%
90%

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$15.55 - $38.61
(Median)
$16
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$53,206 - $99,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,471  
Profit Sharing
$491.94 - $8,129  
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).
)
$51,474 - $99,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 378
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $38.61  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,471  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.94 - $8,129  
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).
)
$51,474 - $99,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California

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

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%



National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 12%

CATIA
up arrow 7%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
0%

Project Management
0%

Project
0%

National Average
$70,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

up arrow 6%

AutoDesk
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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