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Principal Engineer Salaries in Los Angeles, CA

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3,920 SalariesUpdated Dec 10, 2017
Average Base Pay
$118,485/yr
4% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$90K
Low
$118K
Average
$156K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,117
Range$1,698 - $24,353
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $118,485 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,920 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    Western Digital
    $103,828/yr
    62 salaries
    $103,828/yr
    $83K$130K
    $145,802/yr
    $125K$160K
    Edwards Lifesciences
    $128,587/yr
    7 salaries
    $128,587/yr
    $108K$145K
    $110,848/yr
    $75K$145K
    $111,898/yr
    $97K$126K
    $139,791/yr
    $135K$146K
    Office Environments
    $125,577/yr
    2 salaries
    $125,577/yr
    $115K$134K

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    Medtronic
    $112,753/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $112,753/yr
    $108K$117K
    Parsons Corporation
    $118,273/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $118,273/yr
    $114K$123K
    Parker Hannifin
    $10,275/mo
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $10,275/mo
    $10K$11K
    Parker Hannifin
    $121,660/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $121,660/yr
    $117K$126K
    Arcadis
    $150,940/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $150,940/yr
    $144K$157K
    Tyco
    $98,487/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $98,487/yr
    $94K$104K
    Samsung Research America
    $162,786/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $162,786/yr
    $158K$170K
    Skyworks Solutions
    $134,058/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $134,058/yr
    $129K$139K
    Avago Technologies
    $145,521/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $145,521/yr
    $139K$150K
    Semtech
    $163,083/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $163,083/yr
    $156K$169K
    Newport Media
    $115,806/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $115,806/yr
    $111K$121K
    SolarFlare Communications
    $139,137/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $139,137/yr
    $133K$144K
    Quartics
    $132,237/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $132,237/yr
    $126K$139K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Principal Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $186,560
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $186,560 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $117,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $7k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $100,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    $5k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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