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Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

San Jose Senior Mechanical Engineers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $114K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Mechanical Engineers in San Jose. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$84,495 - $149,512
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $107,174
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$84,495 - $149,512  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,696  
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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$86,412 - $167,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$114,000

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

Product Development
up arrow 25%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 15%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

ANSYS
up arrow 9%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 6%

Simulation
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$114,000

Design
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%