Senior Mechanical Designer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Designer in Houston, Texas is $84,840 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Pro/Engineer is associated with high pay for this job.

$51,473 - $95,571
$51K
$82K
$96K
MEDIAN: $82,443
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$23.85 - $68.51
$24
$38
$69
MEDIAN: $38.31
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$0$101K
Salary $51,473 - $95,571
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $2,033
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,826 - $101,026
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $23.85 - $68.51
Overtime $56.85
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $2,033
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,826 - $101,026
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Senior Mechanical Designer

Senior mechanical designers are in charge of creating effective mechanical designs for their company and developing mechanical concepts and drawings to meet project requirements. They utilize complex software tools to make technical designs that fulfill mechanical specifications, and these individuals must possess strong communication skills to facilitate the design process and reach project completion. Senior mechanical designers analyze sketches and blueprints for feasibility and compliance, as well as use a computer with computer-aided design (CAD) software to make modifications to existing designs.

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Senior Mechanical Designer Tasks

  • Participate in design team process and generate ideas for architecture or product design.
  • Create meticulous documentation for each project's requirements and design.
  • Provide estimates for time, cost, performance, and materials.
  • Develop, test, and execute complex mechanical systems and designs that reveal their functions.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Designer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
48%

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Designer Salaries

▲13%

▲9%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Designer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲21%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲12%

autodesk autocad
▲12%

▲12%

Engineering Design
▲12%

Microsoft Excel
▲9%

AutoCAD
▲8%

Project Management
▲8%

Autodesk Inventor
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

Autodesk Software
▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 5%