A Principal Mechanical Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 1,394,853 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

Rs 518,725 - Rs 2,759,910
Rs 520K
Rs 2M
Rs 3M
MEDIAN: Rs 1,485,780
Rs 0Rs 2M
Salary Rs 518,725 - Rs 2,759,910
Bonus Rs 497 - Rs 352,347
Profit Sharing Rs 98,870
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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).
Rs 602,534 - Rs 2,833,676
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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.


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




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Key Stats for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Experience Affects Principal Mechanical Engineer Salaries


National Average
Rs 1,672,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 6%