Average Experienced Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$98,548
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,069
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $98,548.
10%
$73k
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$99k
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$124k
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MEDIAN $98,548
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Salary
$73k - $124k
Bonus
$505 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $7k
Total Pay
$72k - $137k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,022 based on 69 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,560 based on 297 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,523 based on 160 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,641.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 2.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (16.5% less), Dallas, Texas (15.0% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 555 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Early Career
53.5%
Mid Career
28.8%
Late Career
5.2%