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Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $92,101 per year. A skill in Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$72,971 - $124,298
(Median)
$73K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,101
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,971 - $124,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $6,977  
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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$74,168 - $130,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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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
$96,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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

Design
up arrow 11%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

ANSYS
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Pro/Engineer
0%

National Average
$96,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Simulation
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

CATIA
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%