The average salary for a Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer is $120,282 per year.

$98,169 - $148,026
(Median)
$98K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $120,281
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Salary
$98,169 - $148,026  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $20,571  
Profit Sharing
$2,043 - $19,392  
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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$102,514 - $156,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 9%

Simulation
up arrow 6%

ANSYS
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$126,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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