The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Pro/Engineer skills in Palo Alto, California is $79,354.
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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. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.8% more) and Houston, Texas (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (5.5% less), Kansas City, Missouri (4.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.7% less).
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