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

$154,839
Avg. Salary
$9,000
Bonus
$10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with Product Development skills in San Jose, California is $154,839.
25%
$138k
MEDIAN
$155k
75%
$169k
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Salary
$138k - $169k
Bonus
$0 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$138k - $187k

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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 Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.

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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (19.9% less), San Diego, California (16.9% less) and Irvine, California (13.8% less).