Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary

Compensation for Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($109K). Total cash compensation to Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers bottoms out near $96K and approaches $144K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $17K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$92,316 - $136,116

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$50.59 - $124.16

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$92,316 - $136,116  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,762  
Profit Sharing
$792 - $10,186  
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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$96,066 - $144,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 411
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$50.59 - $124.16  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $81.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,762  
   
Profit Sharing
$792 - $10,186  
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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$96,066 - $144,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Skills That Affect Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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ANSYS
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Simulation
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Engineering Design
0%

SolidWorks
0%

Pro/Engineer
0%

National Average
$115,000

Technical Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Systems Engineering
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 3%
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