Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$98,206
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,500
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $98,206.
10%
$74k
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$98k
90%
$130k
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$74k - $130k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$75k - $135k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $72,207 based on 54 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,213 based on 253 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,919 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,550.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (19.1% less), New York, New York (18.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 351 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.4%
Early Career
72.1%
Experienced
7.4%
Late Career
5.1%