How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Nov 19, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$102,334 /yr
Average Base Pay

836 salaries

$72K

Low

$102K

Average

$145K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$7,876Range$1,561 - $39,744
The average salary for Mechanical Engineer is $102,334 per year in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 836 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mechanical Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Mechanical Engineer$102,334 /yr
L3
Senior Mechanical Engineer$138,701 /yr
L4
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Mechanical Engineer Intern

$108,618

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

$108,618

per year

Entry Mechanical Engineer

$101,763

per year

Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

$108,618

per year

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Arup
4.1

Arup

Mechanical Engineer

$85,880

 /yr
Range: $80K - $93K
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$80K

$93K

$80,031 - $93,421 Range

Lyft
3.9

Lyft

Mechanical Engineer

$172,214

 /yr
Range: $161K - $205K

$161K

$205K

$161,450 - $204,504 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Mechanical Engineer

$74,800

 /yr
Range: $70K - $96K

$70K

$96K

$70,291 - $95,975 Range

Fitbit
4.2

Fitbit

Mechanical Engineer

$133,513

 /yr
Range: $98K - $153K

$98K

$153K

$98,104 - $152,655 Range

Juul Labs
3.4

Juul Labs

Mechanical Engineer

$144,037

 /yr
Range: $97K - $200K

$97K

$200K

$97,383 - $200,482 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Mechanical Engineer

$144,070

 /yr
Range: $118K - $202K

$118K

$202K

$117,773 - $202,473 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Mechanical Engineer

$161,596

 /yr
Range: $63K - $206K

$63K

$206K

$63,090 - $205,992 Range

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Hermes Microvision
3.2

Hermes Microvision

Mechanical Engineer

$86,698

 /yr
Range: $85K - $96K

$85K

$96K

$85,102 - $96,325 Range

Lunar Design
4

Lunar Design

Mechanical Engineer

$83,574

 /yr
Range: $78K - $104K

$78K

$104K

$77,539 - $104,036 Range

Silicon Concepts

Mechanical Engineer

$89,539

 /yr
Range: $86K - $90K

$86K

$90K

$86,300 - $89,896 Range

Alloy Product Development
5

Alloy Product Development

Mechanical Engineer

$107,458

 /yr
Range: $104K - $131K

$104K

$131K

$103,861 - $130,789 Range

Pacific Gas and Electric
3.8

Pacific Gas and Electric

Mechanical Engineer

$115,763

 /yr
Range: $95K - $118K

$95K

$118K

$95,109 - $117,607 Range

Syska Hennessy
3.9

Syska Hennessy

Mechanical Engineer

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $79K - $175K

$79K

$175K

$79,206 - $175,000 Range

Fluidigm
3.8

Fluidigm

Mechanical Engineer

$105,525

 /yr
Range: $101K - $106K

$101K

$106K

$100,776 - $105,525 Range

Synapse Product Development
4.5

Synapse Product Development

Mechanical Engineer

$115,260

 /yr
Range: $105K - $119K

$105K

$119K

$104,619 - $119,475 Range

Interface Engineering
4.6

Interface Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

$85,701

 /yr
Range: $85K - $87K

$85K

$87K

$85,065 - $86,517 Range

Astranis
4.9

Astranis

Mechanical Engineer

$113,296

 /yr
Range: $91K - $140K

$91K

$140K

$90,629 - $140,000 Range

Brightloom
3.9

Brightloom

Mechanical Engineer

$106,694

 /yr
Range: $104K - $168K

$104K

$168K

$103,689 - $168,432 Range

2.7

Trayer Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

$97,004

 /yr
Range: $72K - $107K

$72K

$107K

$72,127 - $107,126 Range

Mission Motor Company
4.8

Mission Motor Company

Mechanical Engineer - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $40 - $44

$40

$44

$40 - $44 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Mechanical Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $102,334 per year in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 836 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mechanical Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

The highest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $144,833 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mechanical Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $72,306 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Mechanical Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Mechanical Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$120,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$212,312
per year
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $212,312 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
 
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$24,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $24,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
$112,000
per year
A Mechanical Design Engineer reported making $112,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
Intern
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Intern
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$170,000
per year
A Mechanical Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k stock bonus
$25k profit sharing
$1k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public