A Principal Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$154,519 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$99,438 - AU$201,341
AU$99K
AU$140K
AU$200K
MEDIAN: AU$144,351
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50%
90%
AU$36.24 - AU$189
AU$36
AU$100
AU$190
MEDIAN: AU$103
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$231K
Salary AU$99,438 - AU$201,341
Bonus AU$964 - AU$22,669
Profit Sharing AU$120
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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AU$99,797 - AU$231,543
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data AU$0AU$188
Hourly Rate AU$36.24 - AU$189
Overtime AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$231K
Bonus AU$964 - AU$22,669
Profit Sharing AU$120
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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AU$99,797 - AU$231,543
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal mechanical engineers are responsible for providing effective mechanical solutions to company equipment. They are in charge of fixing industrial machinery that is needed for production. In addition, they also maintain parts, as well as an accurate inventory of production accessories. They take a leadership role in servicing equipment and supervise work performance of other engineers. Most of the time, principal mechanical engineers are on the production floor making sure all company machinery is working up to standards. They also follow strict safety conditions and use safety goggles and steel toe boots to avoid accidents. Principal mechanical engineers assist in the correction of manufacturing issues and design problems. They also help with other servicing activities such as procedure development and analysis methods.

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Principal Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Manage all aspects Mechanical Engineering projects from beginning phases until completion.
  • Research design and make decisions based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Manage time and cost to complete projects.

Principal Mechanical Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$138K

$122,592

Bechtel Bettis
11 profiles
$104,823

$117,128

Medtronic, Inc.
11 profiles
$117,796

$110,204

$105,646

Westinghouse
7 profiles
$102,040

$106,719

Principal Mechanical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$153,732

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Key Stats for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
40%

Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲1%

National Average
AU$154,000

▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 89%