Average Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in Santa Clara, California

$129,198
Avg. Salary
$9,678
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Santa Clara, California is $129,198.
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$97k
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$150k
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$97k - $150k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
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$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$96k - $162k
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Engineers?

Skills in Project Management and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Product Development and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineers?

An early career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $102,612 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,784 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,975 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,080.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (22.8% less), Houston, Texas (21.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (20.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
11.1%
Mid Career
27.8%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
38.9%

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