Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California is $69,901 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.

$53,467 - $99,710
(Median)
$53K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,900
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50%
90%

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$16.00 - $37.94
(Median)
$16
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$53,467 - $99,710  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,184  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $8,090  
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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$51,577 - $99,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $37.94  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,184  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $8,090  
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).
)
$51,577 - $99,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 63%



National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 11%

CATIA
up arrow 5%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$71,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

AutoDesk
up arrow 12%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
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