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

$128,648
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$120k
MEDIAN
$129k
75%
$135k

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer is $128,648

Base Salary
$120k - $135k
Bonus
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$126k - $140k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
80.0%
Female
20.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

100%

Dental

100%

Vision

83%