$74,628
Avg. Salary
$29.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,094

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $29.16 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $74,628 per year.

$16.81
10%
$29.16
50%
$40.67
90%
MEDIAN $29.16
$54k
10%
$75k
50%
$102k
90%
MEDIAN $74,628
$54,324 - $101,864
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MEDIAN: $74,628
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$0$103K
Salary $54,324 - $101,864
Bonus $0.00 - $10,051
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,087
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,508 - $103,819
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 536
Hourly Data $0$86
Hourly Rate $16.81 - $40.67
Overtime $22.65 - $86.42
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,051
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,087
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,508 - $103,819
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

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.

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Mechanical Engineer Tasks
  • Design HVAC systems, including writing specifications.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and assess installations and designs to identify problems.
  • Calculate heating and cooling needs and tolerances, designing controls, and maintenance protocols.
  • Develop proposals, estimates, and schedules for HVAC systems and bids.
  • Perform reviews to establish feasibility and quality of installation, space and maintenance needs.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineer

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 286 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 33 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲64%

▲32%

▲11%

National Average
$75,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲9%


▲5%





▲1%



National Average
$75,000

Project Management
▼3%

Matlab
▼3%

▼4%

▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 8%