Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $91,563 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Analysis and Design.
Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$73,257 - $121,789
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MEDIAN: $91,563
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$73,257 - $121,789  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $12,084  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $7,023  
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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$74,441 - $130,006  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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.

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$96,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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

Technical Analysis
up arrow 13%
Design
up arrow 11%
Product Development
up arrow 8%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
ANSYS
up arrow 4%
Pro/Engineer
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$96,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 5%
SolidWorks
up arrow 5%
CATIA
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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