$90,352
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,809

Profit Sharing

$3,008

A Senior Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills earns an average salary of $90,753 per year.

$71,981 - $121,245
$72K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,352
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$26.91 - $73.97
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MEDIAN: $41.92
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$0$126K
Salary $71,981 - $121,245
Bonus $309 - $13,194
Profit Sharing $515 - $10,256
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$72,803 - $126,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,372
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $26.91 - $73.97
Overtime $36.91 - $80.81
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $309 - $13,194
Profit Sharing $515 - $10,256
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$72,803 - $126,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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 should.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • 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.

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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 $81,000 based on 141 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 $90,000 based on 332 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 $102,000 based on 266 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 $104,000 based on 119 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,620

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Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲12%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$93,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%