Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $71,664 per year. A skill in Pro/Engineer is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.
Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$50,551 - $102,360
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,663
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Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$20.13 - $71.49
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,551 - $102,360  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,098  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $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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$51,020 - $110,763  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $71.49  
   
Overtime
$38.28 - $69.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,098  
   
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $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).
)
$51,020 - $110,763  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 28%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%
Project Management
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$73,000
SolidWorks
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Matlab
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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