$94,950
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,044

Profit Sharing

$4,000

Senior Mechanical Engineers with Data Analysis skills earn an average of $96K annually; salaries are particularly strong in Los Angeles, where workers earn around $140K. Senior Mechanical Engineers with Data Analysis skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+35 percent), Houston (+27 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Minneapolis (+4 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$77,103 - $123,965
$77K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,950
10%
50%
90%

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$27.59 - $72.02
$28
$43
$72
MEDIAN: $42.95
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$0$132K
Salary $77,103 - $123,965
Bonus $969 - $15,228
Profit Sharing $359 - $15,080
Total Pay (?
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$78,305 - $132,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 646
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $27.59 - $72.02
Overtime $0.26 - $78.12
Annual Data $0$132K
Bonus $969 - $15,228
Profit Sharing $359 - $15,080
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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$78,305 - $132,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

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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 $87,000 based on 78 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 $93,000 based on 163 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 $104,000 based on 131 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 $112,000 based on 47 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$97,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 4%