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Engineers’ Salaries Explored

Salary plays a big influence in the hiring and job selection process. It is a a critical topic for job seekers and hiring managers alike. To examine this important subject further, we went to Salary.com, a website powered by CompAnalyst that has reliable information about employee pay levels and compensation-related best practices.

Using Salary.com’s database, we’ve compiled the average salaries of Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers by career levels and geographic locations. For the purpose of this study, we used the main markets we serve: Silicon Valley and Orange County.

Here is a compilation of our findings:

Mechanical Engineers
Job Title and Description National Average
Salary
Silicon Valley
Average Salary
Orange County
Average Salary
Mechanical Engineer I
(Professional Experience: 0-2 Years)
$64,325 $75,923 $71,124
Mechanical Engineer II
(Professional Experience: 3-5 Years)
$77,763 $91,783 $85,982
Mechanical Engineer III
(Professional Experience: 5+ Years)
$95,136 $112,290 $105,192

Manufacturing Engineers
Job Title and Description National Average
Salary
Silicon Valley
Average Salary
Orange County
Average Salary
Manufacturing Engineer I
(Professional Experience: 0-2 Years)
$61,331 $72,389 $67,814
Manufacturing Engineer II
(Professional Experience: 3-5 Years)
$71,722 $84,654 $79,303
Manufacturing Engineer III
(Professional Experience: 5+ Years)
$89,708 $105,882 $99,190

Electrical Engineers
Job Title and Description National Average
Salary
Silicon Valley
Average Salary
Orange County
Average Salary
Electrical Engineer I
(Professional Experience: 0-2 Years)
$65,410 $77,204 $72,324
Electrical Engineer II
(Professional Experience: 3-5 Years)
$79,029 $93,278 $87,324
Electrical Engineer III
(Professional Experience: 5+ Years)
$95,222 $112,930 $105,287

At SoloPoint Solutions, we strive to meet each company’s recruiting essentials, which includes meeting their job requirements and budgeted compensation range. On the other side of the spectrum, we work as an advocate for our engineering candidates by matching them to the roles that will not only be a good fit for their career goals, but also their salary expectations.

To learn more about SoloPoint Solutions’ services, call us today at (408)246-5945 or (714)708-3639.

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