Average Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£51,181
Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
10%
£43k
MEDIAN
£51k
90%
£68k

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer is £51,181

Base Salary
£43k - £68k
Bonus
£996 - £5k
Profit Sharing
£1k - £5k
Total Pay
£44k - £70k
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What Do Principal Mechanical Engineers Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
94.9%
Female
5.1%
This data is based on 59 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

52%

Dental

23%

Vision

15%

None

46%