Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $125,323 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.
Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$82,917 - $171,175
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$82,917 - $171,175  
   
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$0.00 - $19,653  
Total Pay (?
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$96,958 - $171,719  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$128,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%
National Average
$128,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%
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