Average Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Sacramento, California

$77,588
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$4,117
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Sacramento, California is $77,588.
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$59k
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$78k
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$106k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

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

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Excel, Project Management and SolidWorks.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineers?

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 $61,391 based on 5 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,679 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,669 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,560 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,000.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 0.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (0.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.8% less), New York, New York (7.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 75 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
50.7%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
9.3%
Late Career
9.3%