Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer is $116,501 per year.
Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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$90,779 - $153,418
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $116,501
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Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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$44.66 - $74.60
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$90,779 - $153,418  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $19,296  
Profit Sharing
$2,959 - $76,026  
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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$95,483 - $161,988  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$44.66 - $74.60  
   
Overtime
$45.30 - $89.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$493.16 - $19,296  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,959 - $76,026  
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).
)
$95,483 - $161,988  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Houston
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$124,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Technical Analysis
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National Average
$124,000
Pro/Engineer
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SolidWorks
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ANSYS
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Simulation
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Microsoft Office
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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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