Average Late-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$121,641
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,910
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $121,641.
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$90k
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$122k
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$179k
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MEDIAN $121,641
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Salary
$90k - $179k
Bonus
$6k - $9k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $10k
Total Pay
$91k - $189k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks and Project Management.

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 $64,022 based on 69 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,560 based on 297 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,523 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,548 based on 91 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (25.5% less), New York, New York (22.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (19.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 617 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
14.7%