An Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of $109,491 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$93,084 - $133,767
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$93,084 - $133,767  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,617  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $13,249  
Total Pay (?
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$96,920 - $142,745  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
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Irvine
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Houston
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National Average
$116,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%
Simulation
0%
National Average
$116,000
ANSYS
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
SolidWorks
up arrow 2%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 2%
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