The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills is $92,508.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Mechanical Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Senior Mechanical Engineer are from the companies Becton, Dickinson and Company, Lockheed Martin Corp and Medtronic, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Abbott Laboratories where the average pay is $111,498. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Medtronic, Inc. and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $94,497 and $92,157, respectively. Nordson Corporation pays the lowest at around $79,354. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $83,880 and $83,999, respectively.
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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 entry-level Senior Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,038 based on 6 salaries. An early career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,869 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,555 based on 499 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,823 based on 409 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,989.
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (29.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (2.9% less) and Houston, Texas (2.4% less).
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