The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills is $97,016.
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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), Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $104,653. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and Lockheed Martin Corp, earning around $104,000 and $93,500, respectively. United Technologies Corporation pays the lowest at around $90,297. L-3 Communications and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $90,491 and $92,250, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Product Development and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD).
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 $87,479 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,102 based on 253 salaries. An experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,505 based on 156 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $122,003.
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.7% more) and Tucson, Arizona (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (6.4% less), Greenville, South Carolina (1.0% less) and Houston, Texas (0.4% less).
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