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

$154,839
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$138k
MEDIAN
$155k
75%
$169k

The average salary for a Principal Mechanical Engineer is $154,839

Base Salary
$138k - $169k
Bonus
$0 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$138k - $187k
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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
75.0%
Female
25.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

100%

Dental

100%

Vision

100%