Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer is $99,742 per year.
Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$79,287 - $122,964
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$79,287 - $122,964  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,916  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $9,887  
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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$81,056 - $131,286  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

SolidWorks
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Project Management
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Simulation
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Technical Analysis
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Engineering Design
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ANSYS
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$103,000

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 4%
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