Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$71,138
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$5,114
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in San Jose, California is $71,138.
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$58k
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$71k
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$87k
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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 Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,379 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,766 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,466 based on 10 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 Orlando, Florida (15.8% less), New York, New York (12.2% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (10.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Early Career
66.9%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
7.5%
Late Career
3.8%