Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer is $103,174
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineers?
A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,245 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,478 based on 10 salaries.
What Do Senior Mechanical Engineers Do?
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 …Read more
- Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
- Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
- Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
- Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.