A Senior Mechanical Engineer in Detroit, Michigan earns an average salary of $95,005 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$76,878 - $121,641
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$120K
MEDIAN: $95,004
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$76,689 - $137,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$96,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 7%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Simulation
up arrow 1%

CATIA
up arrow 1%

National Average
$96,000

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Test Engineering
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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