Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $93,031 per year. A skill in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$78,381 - $120,910
$78K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,696
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50%
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$0$132K
Salary $78,381 - $120,910
Bonus $1,548 - $10,351
Profit Sharing $1,711 - $14,899
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$79,107 - $132,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 22 salaries. A Senior Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$94,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries


Microsoft Excel
▲9%

Design
▲9%

ANSYS
▲6%



Test Engineering
▲3%


SolidWorks
▲2%

Pro/Engineer
▲2%

AutoCAD
▲1%

Technical Analysis
▼0%

Simulation
▼0%

National Average
$94,000

Matlab
▼4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 1%
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