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

$141,403
Avg. Salary
$15,000
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in San Jose, California is $141,403.
10%
$119k
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$141k
90%
$176k
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Salary
$119k - $176k
Bonus
$4k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$119k - $200k

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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 in Product Development, Technical Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 0.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chandler, Arizona (26.9% less), Salt Lake City, Utah (25.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

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