Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Salary (United States)

A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer earns an average salary of $84,025 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$63,544 - $109,815
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $84,024
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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$27.07 - $72.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,544 - $109,815  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,372  
Profit Sharing
$987 - $9,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $17,500  
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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$65,049 - $116,268  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,811
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$27.07 - $72.78  
   
Overtime
$0.39 - $78.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,372  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $17,500  
Profit Sharing
$987 - $9,000  
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).
)
$65,049 - $116,268  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,811
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Job Description for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Ensure completion of form, weight, reliability, and material analysis.
  • Oversee and manage drafters, designers, engineers, projects, schedules, production costs, and product testing.
  • Research, design, develop, and evaluate designs and products.
  • Lead troubleshooting and debugging efforts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Sunnyvale
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Phoenix
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Seattle
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Minneapolis
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Chicago
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Detroit
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Portland
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San Diego
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Dallas
0%
National Average
$87,000
Cincinnati
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Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$87,000

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

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Product Development
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CATIA
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Pro/Engineer
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Design
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Project Management
0%
National Average
$87,000
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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SolidWorks
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Microsoft Office
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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
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