Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$78,834
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$3,000
Bonus
$2,280
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills in Seattle, Washington is $78,834.
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MEDIAN $78,834
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Salary
$61k - $100k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $15k
Total Pay
$61k - $103k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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.

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $61,995 based on 22 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,016 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,783.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (5.6% more) and Boulder, Colorado (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 164 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
73.2%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
3.0%