Average Principal Mechanical Engineer Salary in Sunnyvale, California

$128,158
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$109k
MEDIAN
$128k
75%
$141k

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer is $128,158

Base Salary
$109k - $141k
Bonus
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$109k - $153k
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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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How can Principal Mechanical Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Principal Mechanical Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Principal Mechanical Engineer that oversees more junior Principal Mechanical Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.