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

$70,487
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,072
Bonus
$6,300
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in San Diego, California is $70,487.
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$58k
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$70k
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$86k
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Salary
$58k - $86k
Bonus
$97 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$57k - $89k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, 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 $66,332 based on 15 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 12 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (8.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.3%
Mid Career
40.0%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
10.9%