Average Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

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The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills in Los Angeles, California is $124,395.
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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, Technical Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ANSYS Simulation Software and Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sunnyvale, California (10.5% more) and Houston, Texas (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (11.3% less).

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