Wages for Senior Mechanical Engineers in Seattle, Wash. are generous, with average pay above six figures ($108K) per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$84,147 - $137,460
$84K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $107,945
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$49.49 - $73.97
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$74
MEDIAN: $59.20
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$84,147 - $137,460  
   
Bonus
$976 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$89,360 - $147,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$49.49 - $73.97  
   
Overtime
$52.88  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$976 - $10,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$89,360 - $147,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer

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


Seattle Senior Mechanical Engineers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $83K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $106K. Senior Mechanical Engineers in Seattle claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $108K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Senior Mechanical Engineer generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $123K.

Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
045
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries


National Average
$113,000



Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%


HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

Pro/Engineer
0%

Simulation
0%

National Average
$113,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%



SolidWorks
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

ANSYS
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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