Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

On average, Senior Mechanical Engineers in San Jose earn six-figure salaries ($110K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and almost all collect dental insurance. Most Senior Mechanical Engineers in San Jose, Calif. report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$84,943 - $145,910
(Median)
$85K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $109,731
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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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$84,943 - $145,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,304  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $15,000  
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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$88,260 - $164,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$117,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

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

Product Development
up arrow 21%

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

ANSYS
up arrow 6%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Simulation
0%

National Average
$117,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%
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