Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $121,657 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.

$96,576 - $168,792
(Median)
$97K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $121,656
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$96,576 - $168,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
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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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$97,290 - $170,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$127,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$127,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 5%
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