Average Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$143,663
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$118k
MEDIAN
$144k
90%
$177k

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer is $143,663

Base Salary
$118k - $177k
Bonus
$4k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$118k - $201k
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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
87.5%
Female
12.5%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

100%

Dental

100%

Vision

100%