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VP Mechanical Engineering Salary
in San Diego, California

$207,274 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a VP Mechanical Engineering is $207,274 a year and $100 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a VP Mechanical Engineering is between $140,857 and $261,472. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, plans, develops, and coordinates all planning and implementation of practices, policies, programs, procedures, and personnel activities of an organization's mechanical engineering division.
  • Directs management in formulating plans, designs, cost estimates, and specifications.
  • Provides technical support and assistance to other operating units of the organization.
VP Mechanical Engineering Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Architectural and Engineering Managers

Job family population: 179,990

Estimated population of VP Mechanical Engineering jobs: 2,415

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

VP Mechanical Engineering Job Listings for San Diego, California

VP of Engineering
Jun 3
San Diego, CA, USA
Taoglas USA
The VP of Engineering is responsible for implementing engineering objectives in North America for ... Identify, hire, manage and develop a successful antenna, RF, electrical design and mechanical ...
Vice President, Business Development
Jun 14
Fallbrook, CA, USA
Straub Construction, Inc.
The Vice President Business Development will develop and implement the sales and marketing portions ... firms (architects, engineers, subcontractors, etc.) that lead to new business opportunities.
Vice President Pre-Construction
Jun 14
Fallbrook, CA, USA
Straub Construction, Inc.
Coordinates with design team Architects, Engineers, and design/build subcontractors during bid ... Recommends purchases to the President of all major system and/or equipment and capital expenditures ...
Sr. R&D Systems Engineer - Simply Biotech
Jun 12
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Simply Biotech
Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in Electrical/Systems Engineering * 5+ years' Medical Device ... He or she will report to the Vice President of Research and Development and work in a larger team ...
Project Manager, Chemical Plant Construction
Jun 11
San Diego, CA, USA
HNM Systems, Inc.
The position reports to the VP of Operations who is designing the project. This PMCM will work ... Responsible for overall Engineering and Construction project delivery (cost, schedule, quality ...
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