Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$83,523
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,017
Bonus
$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $83,523.
10%
$63k
10%
$84k
50%
$105k
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MEDIAN $83,523
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Salary
$63k - $105k
Bonus
$488 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$501 - $27k
Total Pay
$63k - $113k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel 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 $64,022 based on 69 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,560 based on 297 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,548 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,641.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (1.6% more) and Houston, Texas (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (10.3% less), Denver, Colorado (4.9% less) and New York, New York (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 486 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.2%
Early Career
61.1%
Experienced
18.7%
Late Career
6.0%