$72,620
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,981

Profit Sharing

$3,357

The average pay for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, California is $71,925 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Finite Element Analysis (FEA), ANSYS, and Pro/Engineer.

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MEDIAN: $72,620
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$19.80 - $49.32
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$0$95K
Salary $58,177 - $91,508
Bonus $984 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $489 - $8,243
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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$52,541 - $95,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 190
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $19.80 - $49.32
Overtime $44.12
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $984 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $489 - $8,243
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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$52,541 - $95,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲18%

ANSYS
▲7%

Pro/Engineer
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

National Average
$75,000

Engineering Design
▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼3%

SolidWorks
▼4%

Matlab
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

autodesk autocad
▼13%

Project Management
▼13%

C++ Programming Language
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 12%