The average salary for an Experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills is $100,476.
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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) and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks.
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 $87,589 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,020 based on 743 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,845.
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (8.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (3.2% less) and San Diego, California (1.7% less).
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