Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $125,520 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.

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$130,000

Experienced
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲14%


National Average
$130,000

Technical Analysis
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
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