The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $77,620.
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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. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD) 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 $70,164 based on 39 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,548 based on 180 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,014 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,890 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,991.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.1% less), New York, New York (8.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.0% less).
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