Salary: Principal Engineer in Los Angeles, CA | Glassdoor

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
    $103,207/yr
    75 salaries
    $103,207/yr
    $83K$130K
    $146,573/yr
    $125K$161K
    $119,197/yr
    $112K$129K
    $95,469/yr
    $77K$140K
    $137,397/yr
    $120K$170K
    $110,733/yr
    $90K$120K
    Edwards Lifesciences
    $128,587/yr
    7 salaries
    $128,587/yr
    $108K$145K

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne
    $166,470/yr
    7 salaries
    $166,470/yr
    $124K$187K
    $117,811/yr
    $12K$170K
    $109,373/yr
    $105K$115K
    $125,667/yr
    $107K$140K
    $132,000/yr
    $125K$144K
    $131,726/yr
    $115K$143K
    $136,969/yr
    $122K$163K
    United Online
    $130,012/yr
    3 salaries
    $130,012/yr
    $126K$132K
    Office Environments
    $123,690/yr
    3 salaries
    $123,690/yr
    $121K$129K
    $115,677/yr
    $107K$123K
    Parsons Corporation
    $115,901/yr
    2 salaries
    $115,901/yr
    $109K$124K
    St. Jude Medical
    $164,490/yr
    2 salaries
    $164,490/yr
    $149K$180K
    $123,352/yr
    $114K$131K

    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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