Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco Salary

The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $115,889 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Office and Simulation.

$90,168 - $143,982
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MEDIAN: $115,851
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$90,168 - $143,982  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $32,966  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $15,152  
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$93,170 - $147,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 25 salaries. A Senior Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲4%

National Average
$122,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲12%

Simulation
▲11%

Microsoft Excel
▲10%

Data Analysis
▲9%

autodesk autocad
▲9%


Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
▲4%

▲2%


Product Development
▲1%

Design
▼0%

National Average
$122,000


Technical Analysis
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 6%
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