Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$92,000
$68,000
Min 10%
$92,000
Median 50%
$125,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fluor
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a lead mechanical design engineer make?
Lead Mechanical Design Engineers in America make an average salary of $93,085 per year or $44.75 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $125,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $68,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Lead Mechanical Design Engineers are Professional companies and Internet companies. District of Columbia, Delaware, California, Maryland, and Massachusetts have the highest paying Lead Mechanical Design Engineer jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 4.2 years.

Average Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Lead Mechanical Design Engineers make on average $93,085 annually or $44.75 hourly. Santa Clara, CA reports the highest annual salary for Lead Mechanical Design Engineers at 118,852. The average entry-level salary in Santa Clara, CA is $78,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Lead Mechanical Design Engineer salaries are District of Columbia, Delaware, California, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Hawaii, Indiana, and Kansas have the lowest Lead Mechanical Design Engineer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Clara, CA
$118,852
2
Lynn, MA
$102,852
3
Florence, SC
$95,446
4
Seattle, WA
$93,415
5
Greenville, NC
$87,040

Average Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Salary By Company

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Lead Mechanical Design Engineers are Professional companies and Internet companies. Fluor and Amazon are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like General Electric or NetSuite, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Lead Mechanical Design Engineers.

Average Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Pay By Industry

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Utilities companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Lead Mechanical Design Engineers. Technology companies pay Lead Mechanical Design Engineers an average salary of $103,293, Utilities companies pay $101,333, and Manufacturing companys come in at $101,189. At $78,861, the average salary for Lead Mechanical Design Engineers in the Pharmaceutical industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$103,293
2
Utilities
$101,333
3
Manufacturing
$101,189
4
Professional
$99,796
5
Pharmaceutical
$78,861

Recently Added Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Omni Directs, National Recruiting Services
Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
10/28/2019
$100,000