Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$144,828
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Project Management skills in Houston, Texas is $144,828.
25%
$132k
25%
$145k
50%
$167k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $144,828
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Salary
$132k - $167k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$136k - $197k

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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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Principal Mechanical Engineer
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Popular Skills for Principal Mechanical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), ANSYS Simulation Software, Product Development, Technical Analysis 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 Salt Lake City, Utah (31.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (19.7% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (18.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Late Career
100.0%