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Average Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£40,395
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,680
Bonus
£1,977
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in United Kingdom is £40,395.
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£34k
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£40k
90%
£51k
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What Do Senior Mechanical Design Engineers Do?

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Tasks
  • Research, design, develop, and evaluate designs and products.
  • Lead troubleshooting and debugging efforts.
  • Ensure completion of form, weight, reliability, and material analysis.
  • Oversee and manage drafters, designers, engineers, projects, schedules, production costs, and product testing.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Design Engineers?

Skills in Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, SolidWorks, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Design Engineers?

An early career Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £36,471 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,838 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,428 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,651.
Employees with Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in their job title in Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Woking, England: Surrey (23.8% more) and London, England: London (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 319 survey responses.
Early Career
8.8%
Mid Career
37.3%
Experienced
37.3%
Late Career
16.6%