Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $93,031 per year. A skill in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$80,036 - $128,729
$80K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,031
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$80,036 - $128,729  
   
Bonus
$1,468 - $12,766  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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$80,074 - $136,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.

Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲11%

National Average
$96,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries


Microsoft Excel
▲8%

Design
▲8%

ANSYS
▲5%



Test Engineering
▲2%


Pro/Engineer
▲1%

AutoCAD
▼0%

SolidWorks
▼0%

National Average
$96,000

Technical Analysis
▼1%

Simulation
▼1%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼5%

Matlab
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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