Average Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$73,720
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,888
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in San Diego, California is $73,720.
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$59k
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$74k
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$107k
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Salary
$59k - $107k
Bonus
$977 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $7k
Total Pay
$58k - $107k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

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

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel 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 $66,461 based on 16 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,634 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,551 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,992.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 7.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (2.8% more) and Houston, Texas (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (10.2% less), Denver, Colorado (6.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 157 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
63.1%
Mid Career
14.0%
Experienced
8.9%
Late Career
3.8%