A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $93,924 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$79,522 - $131,863
(Median)
$80K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,924
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$79,522 - $131,863  
   
Bonus
$1,521 - $16,087  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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$79,764 - $135,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer

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

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%


National Average
$97,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

ANSYS
up arrow 3%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Product Development
0%

National Average
$97,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

Simulation
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 89%
dental benefits
None:
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