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Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary (United States)

An Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $109,607 per year.
Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary (?
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$92,255 - $134,609
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $109,607
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$92,255 - $134,609  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,579  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $12,992  
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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$96,203 - $143,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322
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Skills That Affect Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 6%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%
Simulation
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National Average
$116,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
SolidWorks
up arrow 2%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%
ANSYS
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 3%