$69,658
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,954

Profit Sharing

$4,059

An Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $69,582 per year.

$55,742 - $83,250
$56K
$70K
$83K
MEDIAN: $69,658
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50%
90%

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$16.48 - $35.81
$16
$26
$36
MEDIAN: $26.01
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$0$85K
Salary $55,742 - $83,250
Bonus $483 - $6,833
Profit Sharing $98.63 - $8,414
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,823 - $85,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 327
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $16.48 - $35.81
Overtime $17.29 - $48.38
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $483 - $6,833
Profit Sharing $98.63 - $8,414
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,823 - $85,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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.

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Mechanical Engineer Tasks

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

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
▲8%

ANSYS
▲7%

Project Management
▲6%

Microsoft Office
▲5%

Microsoft Word
▲5%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

Engineering Design
▲2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲2%

Pro/Engineer
▲2%

Matlab
▲1%

National Average
$70,000

SolidWorks
▼1%

AutoDesk
▼10%

autodesk autocad
▼11%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 4%