Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary

A Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $99,887 per year. A skill in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is associated with high pay for this job.

$80,093 - $128,415
(Median)
$80K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,886
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Salary
$80,093 - $128,415  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,333  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $10,137  
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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$81,745 - $133,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 12%

SolidWorks
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Simulation
up arrow 2%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

ANSYS
0%

National Average
$104,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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