The average salary for an Experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills is $98,106.
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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 Engineering Design, Project Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Development and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer
An entry-level Senior Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,835 based on 6 salaries. An early career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,804 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,748 based on 488 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,321.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (6.5% more) and Houston, Texas (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.6% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.8% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.7% less).
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