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

A Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $118,818 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$82,045 - $164,622
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National Salary Data

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$82,045 - $164,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
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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$87,586 - $164,380  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$126,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$126,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 8%

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
36%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%
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