Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Irvine, California

$127,694
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Irvine, California is $127,694.
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$110k
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$128k
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$144k
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MEDIAN $127,694
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Salary
$110k - $144k
Bonus
$8k - $17k
Total Pay
$127k - $147k

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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

Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (6.0% more) and San Diego, California (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (21.4% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.9% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Experienced
100.0%