Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $120,561 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,101 - $169,594
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$99K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $120,561
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$99,101 - $169,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,899  
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$100,323 - $170,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$127,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$127,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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