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Entry-Level Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary

An average Entry-Level Senior Mechanical Engineer can expect to take home roughly $76K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Senior Mechanical Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $63K and $99K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $8K, respectively. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$62,008 - $95,695
(Median)
62K
76K
86K
96K
MEDIAN: $76,423
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$24.83 - $45.23
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$62,008 - $95,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,492  
Profit Sharing
$992 - $8,486  
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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$63,094 - $99,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,009
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $45.23  
   
Overtime
$5.17 - $59.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,492  
   
Profit Sharing
$992 - $8,486  
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).
)
$63,094 - $99,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Senior Mechanical Engineer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Senior Mechanical Engineer in Lake Charles:
"High Degree Of Responsibility And Ethics."
Basics in Engineering are key. Quick for change in job responsibilities and project objectives. Ability to work with cross-functional teams. Ability to work with muti-ethnical teams. Ability to work with multi-site teams. Occasional travel. Willingness for domestic relocation every 5 to 8 years. Willingness to relocate international if required. Ability to mentor younger engineers.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Test Engineering
up arrow 5%

ANSYS
up arrow 4%

Simulation
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
0%

Technical Analysis
0%

National Average
$78,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Product Development
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Design
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 259 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%