Principal Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Principal Mechanical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $124,072 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$97,722 - $145,680
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MEDIAN: $124,072
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Salary
$97,722 - $145,680  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$4,943  
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$97,928 - $170,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Key Stats for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$130,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲5%

Engineering Design
▲3%

Technical Analysis
▲2%

Product Development
▲1%

National Average
$130,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: