A Principal Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of £47,733 per year. A skill in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

£36,633 - £66,045
(Median)
£37K
£48K
£66K
MEDIAN: £47,733
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£0£23K£46K£69K
Salary
£36,633 - £66,045  
   
Bonus
£257.61 - £6,787  
Profit Sharing
£625  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£38,514 - £68,014  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
₤49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 32%

Project Management
0%

National Average
₤49,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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