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Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$66,983
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,546
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $66,983.
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$52k
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$67k
90%
$86k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineers?

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,193 based on 284 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,027 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,462 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,356.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.3% less), Dallas, Texas (6.9% less) and New York, New York (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 546 survey responses.
Early Career
52.0%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
5.1%