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

$128,648
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$12,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills in San Diego, California is $128,648.
25%
$120k
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$129k
75%
$135k
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$120k - $135k
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$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$112k - $139k

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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 Project Management, Engineering Design and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.7% more) and Irvine, California (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

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