Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$64,256
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$1,500
Bonus
$5,896
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills in San Diego, California is $64,256.
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$56k
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$64k
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$79k
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$56k - $79k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$50k - $79k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Matlab are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $69,685 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,547 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,317 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,500.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.0% more) and Houston, Texas (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (5.7% less), New York, New York (4.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 189 survey responses.
Early Career
74.6%
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
5.8%
Late Career
3.2%