Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary
Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers see excellent average salaries — about $118K annually. Cash earnings for Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers — including $20K in bonuses and $13K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $98K to $151K depending on individual performance. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$95,485 - $142,015|
|Bonus||$1,015 - $20,220|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $13,460|
|Total Pay (||$97,619 - $150,635|
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Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers in Irvine enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+12 percent), San Jose (+9 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Minneapolis (+4 percent). Chandler is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent.
Key Stats for Principal Mechanical Engineer
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