Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary

How much does a Senior Mechanical Engineer make?

The average Senior Mechanical Engineer in the US makes $110,329. The average bonus for a Senior Mechanical Engineer is $7,163 which represents 6% of their salary, with 75% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Senior Mechanical Engineers make the most in San Francisco at $164,366, averaging total compensation 49% greater than the US average.

U.S. Average

$110,329
$19,646$522,826
Base Salary
$103,166
Bonus
$7,163
Get Bonus
75%

Join Comparably for free to anonymously compare compensation and culture data.

The average senior-mechanical-engineer in the US makes $110,329

Salary Ranges for Senior Mechanical Engineers

The salaries of Senior Mechanical Engineers in the US range from $19,646 to $522,826 , with a median salary of $95,706 . The middle 57% of Senior Mechanical Engineers makes between $95,724 and $237,343, with the top 86% making $522,826.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Senior Mechanical Engineer

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 24%. After a federal tax rate of 24% has been taken out, Senior Mechanical Engineers could expect to have a take-home pay of $89,560/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $3,732*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Recent Salary Records for Senior Mechanical Engineer

View the most recent Salary Records anonymously contributed on Comparably.

  • An Asian or Pacific Islander Male Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $92,000 per year at a company with 5,001-10,000 Employees in Aerospace and Aviation industry.

    4 months ago · $92,000· 5,001-10,000 Employees

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $84,000 per year

    7 months ago · $84,000

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $92,000 per year in Los Angeles

    8 months ago · $92,000· Los Angeles, CA

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $121,100 per year in Houston

    a year ago · $121,100· Houston, TX

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $118,600 per year in Houston

    a year ago · $118,600· Houston, TX

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $94,100 per year in Phoenix

    a year ago · $94,100· Phoenix, AZ

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $100,000 per year in San Francisco

    a year ago · $100,000· San Francisco, CA

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $80,000 per year in Chicago

    a year ago · $80,000· Chicago, IL

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $78,000 per year in Salt Lake City

    a year ago · $78,000· Salt Lake City, UT

  • A Senior Mechanical Engineer reported making $110,000 per year

    a year ago · $110,000

Quality of Life for Senior Mechanical Engineer

With a take-home pay of roughly $7,463/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Senior Mechanical Engineer would pay 33.58% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

Access Detailed Compensation Data

Join Comparably to anonymously compare compensation and culture data from 1000s of titles & companies.