The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Office skills is $95,342.
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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 General Electric Co (GE), Bechtel Corporation and Caterpillar, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at GMT Corporation where the average pay is $104,762. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Motors Corporation and Caterpillar, Inc., earning around $103,447 and $103,400, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $81,775. Northrop Grumman Corporation and General Electric Co (GE) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $85,000 and $93,355, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Project Management, Product Development and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $83,014 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,013 based on 282 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,391 based on 304 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,072.
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.1% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (7.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (0.1% less).
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