The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $67,213 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are ANSYS and Pro/Engineer. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$47,923 - $96,714
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MEDIAN: $67,212
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Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$14.85 - $49.55
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,923 - $96,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,992  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
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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$46,625 - $100,990  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 384
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $49.55  
   
Overtime
$26.56 - $62.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
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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$46,625 - $100,990  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 384
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

National Average
$67,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 20%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 13%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
AutoDesk
0%
Matlab
0%
Microsoft Office
0%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$67,000
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 10%
SolidWorks
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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