Average Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$77,451
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,046
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in San Jose, California is $77,451.
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$63k
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$77k
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$100k
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Salary
$63k - $100k
Bonus
$981 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$61k - $104k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab, Microsoft Excel, Project Management 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 $69,242 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,843 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,255 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $147,395.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.1% less), New York, New York (10.2% less) and San Diego, California (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.4%
Mid Career
44.3%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
7.1%