Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$91,311
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$5,000
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in Los Angeles, California is $91,311.
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$66k
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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 in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, SolidWorks and Engineering Design.

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 $70,494 based on 32 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,008 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,284 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,712.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.8% less), Houston, Texas (13.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.3%
Early Career
69.0%
Experienced
7.6%
Late Career
3.2%