Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $93,217 per year. A skill in Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$73,249 - $126,541
(Median)
$73K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,216
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Salary
$73,249 - $126,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,646  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,787  
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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$74,478 - $131,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California

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

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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$97,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Design
up arrow 10%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 8%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

ANSYS
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

National Average
$97,000

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Simulation
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

CATIA
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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