Average Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary in Irvine, California

$129,528
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$106k
MEDIAN
$130k
90%
$151k

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer is $129,528

Base Salary
$106k - $151k
Bonus
$4k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$108k - $178k
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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
62.5%
Female
37.5%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

92%

Dental

92%

Vision

85%

None

8%