A Senior Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of £41,353 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£33,177 - £56,763
£33K
£42K
£57K
MEDIAN: £41,708
10%
50%
90%
£14.24 - £39.55
£14
£19
£40
MEDIAN: £19.44
10%
50%
90%
£0£59K
Salary £33,177 - £56,763
Bonus £0.00 - £4,992
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,966
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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£33,117 - £59,681
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 685
Hourly Data £0£39
Hourly Rate £14.24 - £39.55
Overtime £1.50 - £31.31
Annual Data £0£59K
Bonus £0.00 - £4,992
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,966
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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£33,117 - £59,681
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Senior Mechanical Engineer

A senior mechanical engineer creates and improves mechanical and electrical systems for products. The engineer will be present for the planning, design, and development processes until the product is produced. Some parts of the products that are made by a mechanical engineer are the mechanical components, circuit boards, sensors, and electrical parts. Prototypes of designs will be created and tested by the mechanical engineer and the team, in order to make sure that the product operates as it should.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

Senior Mechanical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$166K

$95,700

$93,841

$88,419

Raytheon Co.
50 profiles
$93,500

$99,334

$120,924

$86,611

$89,626

$106,339

$102,116

Common Career Paths for Senior Mechanical Engineer


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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤39,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤43,000 based on 157 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤45,000 based on 113 salaries. A Senior Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤46,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £42,887

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Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
₤43,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲2%

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▼0%


National Average
₤43,000

Project Management
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%






Pro/Engineer
▼4%

▼5%


▼7%

HVAC System Design
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 45%