Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

Salaries for Senior Mechanical Engineers in San Jose are generous, with average pay above six figures ($110K) per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly all collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$84,804 - $146,760

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$84,804 - $146,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$3,888 - $15,260  
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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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$87,864 - $166,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$118,000

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

Product Development
up arrow 20%

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

ANSYS
up arrow 5%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 5%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$118,000

Simulation
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Design
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%
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