The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Pro/Engineer skills in San Jose, California is $75,000.
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical engineers participate in the planning and manufacturing of new products by performing engineering duties and developing, designing and testing mechanical devices. Job requirements include either a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in engineering, or a related degree. The EIT exam, membership in a professional society and specific industry-related certifications may also be encouraged or required. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in SolidWorks, Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Microsoft Excel.
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 $71,012 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,948 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 3.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (17.7% less), New York, New York (12.4% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.1% less).
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