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

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $103,192 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Product Development, 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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$84,347 - $148,615
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$84,347 - $148,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,410  
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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$86,141 - $165,469  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
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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 29%
Engineering Design
up arrow 18%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 12%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%
Simulation
up arrow 5%
ANSYS
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
National Average
$114,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 3%
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