Mechanical Engineer salary in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

Average salary
Based on 453 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Mechanical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $87,000 per year. This is based on data from 453 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $31,000 to $171,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mechanical Engineer salary by company

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Salary range**
SpaceX, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$31K – $272K
Raytheon Technologies, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$75K – $179K
Boeing, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$67K – $165K
California Institute Of, Los Angeles County, CA
22 income tax records
$52K – $181K
US Department Of Defense, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$33K – $106K

Mechanical Engineer demographics in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

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70% are single
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30% are married
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18% have kids
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35% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

453 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA is $87,000 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA can vary between $31,000 to $171,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 453 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers near Los Angeles Metro Area, CA: SpaceX ($139,500 a year), Raytheon Technologies ($119,500 a year), and Boeing ($112,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers near Los Angeles Metro Area, CA: Redondo Beach, CA ($111,500 a year), Torrance, CA ($96,500 a year), and Los Angeles, CA ($88,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.