Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$148,261
Avg. Salary
$10,000
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills in San Jose, California is $148,261.
10%
$125k
MEDIAN
$148k
90%
$177k
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Salary
$125k - $177k
Bonus
$4k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$127k - $201k

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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 Technical Analysis and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (26.9% less), Los Angeles, California (16.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.4% less).

Years of Experience

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Experienced
100.0%