Senior Mechanical Designer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Designer is $65,346 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Mechanical Designer Total Pay (?
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$48,436 - $87,391
(Median)
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65K
76K
87K
MEDIAN: $65,345
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Senior Mechanical Designer Total Pay (?
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$21.61 - $44.55
(Median)
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29
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45
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,436 - $87,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,033  
Profit Sharing
$980 - $5,403  
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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$48,388 - $94,522  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$21.61 - $44.55  
   
Overtime
$29.33 - $64.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$980 - $5,403  
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).
)
$48,388 - $94,522  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,136
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Job Description for Senior Mechanical Designer

  • Provide estimates for time, cost, performance, and materials.
  • Develop, test, and execute complex mechanical systems and designs that reveal their functions.
  • Participate in design team process and generate ideas for architecture or product design.
  • Create meticulous documentation for each project's requirements and design.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
up arrow 12%
Dallas
up arrow 3%
Cincinnati
0%
National Average
$66,000
Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Charlotte
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Greenville
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Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Designer Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Designer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 9%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 5%
National Average
$66,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Autocad 2000i
up arrow 4%
AutoDesk
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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