Average Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $103,723.00/year

The average annual salary of Senior Mechanical Engineer is $103,723.00


The starting salary of Senior Mechanical Engineer is between $67,932.00 and $79,920.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $141,480.00 and $162,702.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $43.69/hour

The average hourly pay of Senior Mechanical Engineer is $43.69.


The starting hourly rate is between $32.00 and $37.10 for Senior Mechanical Engineer whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $79.57 and $92.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$2,060.00 - $22,470.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
$2,120.00 - $23,920.00
  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $103,723.00
  • Hourly Pay : $43.69
  • Weekly Pay : $1,864.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $3,728.00
  • Monthly Salary : $8,078.00

Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Senior Mechanical Engineer. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Senior Mechanical Engineer compared to female. Their involvement is 92% while of female is only 8%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Senior Mechanical Engineer salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Senior Mechanical Engineer having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $81,011.75.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Senior Mechanical Engineer salary would increase again to a total of $92,450.71, adding $11,438.96 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, decrease in salary is noted to a total of $103,875.80.

And finally, once the Senior Mechanical Engineer gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $114,822.36.

Prominent Skills Affecting Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Senior Mechanical Engineer's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Senior Mechanical Engineer when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Senior Mechanical Engineer is Data Analysis which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 14% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Data Analysis.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Autodesk AutoCAD with 1%. It can be said that Autodesk AutoCAD skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Senior Mechanical Engineer. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $82,978.00 whereas the highest earning is $115,133.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $115,133.00 at 11%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 20% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 10% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 0% less than the average salary, Experienced earns 11% more than the average salary.

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