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Mechanical Engineer salary in San Diego, CA

Average salary
$78,500/yr
Based on 106 income tax records
$32,500
$144,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$32,500
$144,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, CA is $78,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 106 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineers. Mechanical Engineer salaries in San Diego, CA can vary between $32,500 to $144,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Mechanical Engineer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Redondo Beach, CA
11 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$92K – $135K
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Long Beach, CA
14 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$69K – $124K
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Los Angeles, CA
35 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$67K – $107K
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Escondido, CA
10 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$73K – $91K
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San Diego, CA
106 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$64K – $91K
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Irvine, CA
16 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$65K – $97K

Mechanical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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General Atomics, San Diego County, CA
14 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$80K – $127K
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Solar Turbines Incorporated, San Diego County, CA
13 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$82K – $110K
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Northrop Grumman, San Diego County, CA
10 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$82K – $97K
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US Department Of Defense, San Diego County, CA
13 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$62K – $86K

Mechanical Engineer demographics in San Diego, CA

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77% are single
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23% are married
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11% have kids
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29% own a home

Mechanical Engineer salaries by age

$0
$23,875
$47,750
$71,625
$95,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in San Diego, CA

106 full-time salaries from 2019
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