Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$110,326
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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills in Seattle, Washington is $110,326.
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$84k
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$110k
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$148k
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MEDIAN $110,326
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$84k - $148k
Total Pay
$97k - $163k

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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 Project Management and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 33.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (22.1% more) and San Diego, California (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.7% less).