Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California is $70,905 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$54,459 - $101,160
(Median)
$54K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,905
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50%
90%

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$17.00 - $36.33
(Median)
$17
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,459 - $101,160  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,443  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $10,000  
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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$52,191 - $101,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 403
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $36.33  
   
Overtime
$0.26 - $46.35  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,443  
   
Profit Sharing
$506 - $10,000  
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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$52,191 - $101,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%



National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 8%

ANSYS
up arrow 7%

CATIA
up arrow 4%

Project
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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