The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills is $111,845.
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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 Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Project Management and Engineering Design.
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. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,476 based on 633 salaries.
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.4% more) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (14.1% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.5% less).
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