Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Francisco

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $76,310 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$55,500 - $111,663
(Median)
$55K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,309
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90%

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$20.09 - $69.04
(Median)
$20
$31
$69
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,500 - $111,663  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,192  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $15,319  
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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$55,641 - $116,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$20.09 - $69.04  
   
Overtime
$28.78 - $75.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $15,319  
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).
)
$55,641 - $116,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

ANSYS
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
0%

National Average
$78,000

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

AutoDesk
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%
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