Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Technical Analysis Skills Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$117,880
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$6,143
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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Technical Analysis skills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $117,880.
25%
$113k
25%
$118k
50%
$122k
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MEDIAN $117,880
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Salary
$113k - $122k
Bonus
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$113k - $128k

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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.

Career Paths

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Principal Mechanical Engineer
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Popular Skills for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Product Development, Project Management, Microsoft Office and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Mechanical Engineer

An experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $114,532 based on 4 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,549.
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (20.0% more) and San Diego, California (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (12.1% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
86.2%