Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills in Houston, Texas is $128,466.
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$86k - $160k
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$86k - $205k

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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 Engineering Design, Project Management, Technical Analysis and ANSYS Simulation Software are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.6% more) and Irvine, California (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.6% less), Los Angeles, California (3.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.4% less).

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