Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California is $73,152 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.

$55,250 - $98,500
$55K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,152
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$17.11 - $41.22
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$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,250 - $98,500  
   
Bonus
$1,237 - $7,693  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,304  
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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$51,839 - $100,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 260
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$1.14 - $46.22  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,237 - $7,693  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,304  
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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$51,839 - $100,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

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

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

▲25%

▲12%

National Average
$75,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS
▲4%


ANSYS Simulation Software
▲4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲3%


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$75,000



▼1%

Matlab
▼3%

▼5%

▼6%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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