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Mechanical Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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1,322 SalariesUpdated Feb 11, 2018
Average Base Pay
$91,293/yr
25% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$73K
Low
$91K
Average
$113K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,605
Range$1,112 - $14,958
How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $91,293 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,322 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Tesla
    $93,027/yr
    Range: $78K - $107K
    24 salaries
    $93,027
    $78K$107K
    SSL
    $82,009/yr
    Range: $74K - $100K
    13 salaries
    $82,009
    $74K$100K
    $26
    $21$29
    Google
    $156,215/yr
    Range: $144K - $167K
    2 salaries
    About
    $144K - $167K
    $144K$167K
    IDEO
    $97,130/yr
    Range: $92K - $101K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $101K
    $92K$101K
    Nest
    $134,295/yr
    Range: $124K - $145K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $145K
    $124K$145K

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    Speck Design
    $74,924/yr
    Range: $72K - $79K
    2 salaries
    About
    $72K - $79K
    $72K$79K
    Microsoft
    $130,516/yr
    Range: $126K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $137K
    $126K$137K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $27/hr
    Range: $26 - $28
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $26 - $28
    hourly
    $26$28
    SolarCity
    $27/hr
    Range: $26 - $28
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $26 - $28
    hourly
    $26$28
    Tesla
    $15/hr
    Range: $15 - $16
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $15 - $16
    hourly
    $15$16
    Varian Medical Systems
    $124,379/yr
    Range: $121K - $129K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $129K
    $121K$129K
    SSL
    $47/hr
    Range: $45 - $49
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $45 - $49
    hourly
    $45$49
    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    $50/hr
    Range: $48 - $52
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $48 - $52
    hourly
    $48$52
    Nest
    $80,650/yr
    Range: $78K - $85K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $78K - $85K
    $78K$85K
    Theranos
    $104,203/yr
    Range: $100K - $108K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $100K - $108K
    $100K$108K
    Lucid Motors
    $25/hr
    Range: $24 - $26
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $24 - $26
    hourly
    $24$26
    CPI International
    $61,457/yr
    Range: $59K - $65K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $59K - $65K
    $59K$65K
    CPI International
    $19/hr
    Range: $18 - $20
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $18 - $20
    hourly
    $18$20

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Mechanical Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $28
    hourly
    A Mechanical Design Engineer reported making $28 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Intern
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $78,000
    per year
    A Mechanical Engineer reported making $78,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $95,000
    per year
    A Mechanical Engineer reported making $95,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $112,000
    per year
    A Mechanical Engineer reported making $112,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $93,000
    per year
    A Mechanical Engineer reported making $93,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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