The average salary for an Experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with Pro/Engineer skills is $97,359.
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Job Description for Senior Mechanical Engineer
A senior mechanical engineer creates and improves mechanical and electrical systems for products. The engineer will be present for the planning, design, and development processes until the product is produced. Some parts of the products that are made by a mechanical engineer are the mechanical components, circuit boards, sensors, and electrical parts. Prototypes of designs will be created and tested by the mechanical engineer and the team, in order to make sure that the product operates as it s…Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Development and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer
An early career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,463 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,089 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,530.
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 43.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.4% more) and Houston, Texas (14.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Telford, Pennsylvania (24.1% less), San Diego, California (7.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.6% less).
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