The average pay for a Mid-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer is $100,843 per year.

$83,657 - $123,566
(Median)
$84K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $100,842
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Salary
$83,657 - $123,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,638  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$84,504 - $126,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 5%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
0%

National Average
$104,000

ANSYS
up arrow 1%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Simulation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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