A Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $101,804 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$73,882 - $148,425
(Median)
$74K
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MEDIAN: $101,804
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$61.04 - $87.81
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MEDIAN: $75.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$73,882 - $148,425  
   
Bonus
$685 - $22,148  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$76,105 - $165,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$75.00  
   
Overtime
$33.43 - $90.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$685 - $22,148  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
)
$76,105 - $165,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries



National Average
$110,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

ANSYS
up arrow 1%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Design
0%

National Average
$110,000

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 7%


SolidWorks
up arrow 9%

Product Development
up arrow 12%

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 13%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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