Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $102,348 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Product Development, Simulation, Engineering Design, and Technical Analysis. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$84,781 - $148,038
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MEDIAN: $102,347
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$84,781 - $148,038  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,304  
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $15,260  
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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$86,450 - $164,871  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$113,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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

Product Development
up arrow 30%
Simulation
up arrow 22%
Engineering Design
up arrow 19%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 13%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$113,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Design
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 3%
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