Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$72,578
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,003
Bonus
$1,400
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, California is $72,578.
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$53k - $99k
Bonus
$294 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$51k - $101k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,213 based on 251 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,206 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,919 based on 29 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 Chicago, Illinois (17.1% less), Dallas, Texas (15.0% less) and New York, New York (13.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 380 survey responses.
Early Career
66.1%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
7.6%
Late Career
4.7%