Average Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$123,341
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$10,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $123,341.
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$105k
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$123k
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$154k
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MEDIAN $123,341
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Salary
$105k - $154k
Bonus
$6k - $23k
Total Pay
$105k - $165k

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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 SolidWorks, Technical Analysis and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Product Development.
Employees with Principal Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (14.6% more) and Houston, Texas (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chandler, Arizona (16.2% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6 survey responses.
Late Career
100.0%