Senior Mechanical Designer Salary (United States)

A Senior Mechanical Designer earns an average salary of $65,908 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Mechanical Designer Total Pay (?
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$48,868 - $87,954
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,907
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Senior Mechanical Designer Total Pay (?
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$21.77 - $44.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,868 - $87,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,840  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $5,340  
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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$48,775 - $94,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,081
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$21.77 - $44.05  
   
Overtime
$29.39 - $64.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,840  
   
Profit Sharing
$996 - $5,340  
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).
)
$48,775 - $94,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,081
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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 by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Designer

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Dallas
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Seattle
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National Average
$66,000
Minneapolis
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Orlando
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Atlanta
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Greenville
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Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Designer Salaries

National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Designer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 9%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 8%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 5%
Engineering Design
0%
SolidWorks
0%
National Average
$66,000
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Autocad 2000i
up arrow 6%
AutoDesk
up arrow 8%

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
38%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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