Average Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$119,603
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$6,143
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The average salary for a Late-Career Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $119,603.
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$112k
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$120k
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$125k
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MEDIAN $119,603
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Salary
$112k - $125k
Bonus
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$112k - $135k

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Job Description for Principal Mechanical Engineer

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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Popular Skills for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Microsoft Office and Technical Analysis.
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (16.7% more) and San Diego, California (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.0% less).