Average Experienced Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

$88,627
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$2,948
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The average salary for an Experienced Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $88,627.
10%
$65k
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$89k
50%
$117k
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MEDIAN $88,627
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Salary
$65k - $117k
Profit Sharing
$400 - $18k
Total Pay
$64k - $120k

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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%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $61,048 based on 1,018 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,513 based on 4,319 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,274 based on 1,813 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,848.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (15.4% less), Houston, Texas (5.2% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,468 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
57.8%
Mid Career
24.3%
Late Career
4.3%