Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle

Senior Mechanical Engineers in Seattle with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly two in three of Seattle Senior Mechanical Engineers. Salaries average out to around $95K per year and spread from $79K to $133K per year. Total cash earnings of Senior Mechanical Engineers in Seattle, Wash. range from $79K on the low end to $133K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $6K, respectively. Most Seattle Senior Mechanical Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$77,340 - $124,602
(Median)
$77K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,184
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Salary
$77,340 - $124,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,042  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $6,183  
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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$78,948 - $132,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Mechanical Engineers in Seattle do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $83K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $97K. On average, Senior Mechanical Engineers in Seattle, Wash. make $99K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $105K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%


National Average
$99,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 14%

ANSYS
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
0%

National Average
$99,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Test Engineering
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Design
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None:
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