Mechanical Engineer salary in San Mateo County, CA

Average salary
$108,000/yr
Based on 69 income tax records
Total salary range: is $77,500 - $159,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Mechanical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $108,000 per year. This is based on data from 69 TurboTax users who reported their job as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $46,000 to $311,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mechanical Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Redwood City, CA
20 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$94K – $160K
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Mountain View, CA
18 income tax records
$130,000/yr
$103K – $150K
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San Francisco, CA
98 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$96K – $177K
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Sunnyvale, CA
32 income tax records
$115,500/yr
$90K – $136K
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Livermore, CA
20 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$93K – $146K
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San Jose, CA
111 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$81K – $139K
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Fremont, CA
23 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$86K – $152K
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Dublin, CA
11 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$91K – $111K
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Oakland, CA
28 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$84K – $136K
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Berkeley, CA
15 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$82K – $120K
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Campbell, CA
10 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$77K – $149K
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Santa Clara, CA
26 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$66K – $107K
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Fresno, CA
11 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$65K – $100K
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Sacramento, CA
20 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$72K – $96K
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Milpitas, CA
10 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$69K – $87K
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Palo Alto, CA
11 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$58K – $128K

Mechanical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
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Mechanical Engineer demographics in San Mateo County, CA

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64% are single
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36% are married
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23% have kids
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31% own a home

Mechanical Engineer salaries by age in San Mateo County, CA

$0
$40,750
$81,500
$122,250
$163,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in San Mateo County, CA

69 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in San Mateo County, CA is $108,000 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in San Mateo County, CA can vary between $46,000 to $311,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 69 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers in San Mateo County, CA: Redwood City, CA ($133,500 a year), Mountain View, CA ($130,000 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($125,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.