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Principal Staff Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$124,749/yr
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$106K
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$125K
Average
$141K
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The national average salary for a Principal Staff Engineer is $124,749 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Staff Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Staff Engineer employees.

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      Motorola Mobility
      $123,171/yr
      38 salaries
      $123,171/yr
      $105K$142K
      Motorola Solutions
      $120,893/yr
      11 salaries
      $120,893/yr
      $104K$130K
      PSEG
      $96,261/yr
      5 salaries
      $96,261/yr
      $90K$115K
      Intel Corporation
      $163,800/yr
      3 salaries
      $163,800/yr
      $131K$198K
      Nokia
      $117,149/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $117,149/yr
      $112K$122K
      Emerson
      $145,901/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $145,901/yr
      $141K$152K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $133,571/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $133,571/yr
      $127K$138K

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      Freescale Semiconductor
      $97,307/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $97,307/yr
      $93K$100K
      GENBAND
      $128,290/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $128,290/yr
      $122K$134K
      Accriva Diagnostics
      $140,482/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $140,482/yr
      $134K$146K
      Capta Technologies
      $170,940/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $170,940/yr
      $163K$177K
      Photonic Systems
      $53/hr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $53/hr
      $51$55
      Motorola Mobility
      $124,466/yr
      101 salaries
      $124,466/yr
      $102K$162K
      Motorola Mobility
      $117,950/yr
      17 salaries
      $117,950/yr
      $104K$132K
      Motorola Mobility
      $117,300/yr
      14 salaries
      $117,300/yr
      $94K$172K
      $132,875/yr
      $112K$158K
      Motorola Mobility
      $121,643/yr
      10 salaries
      $121,643/yr
      $106K$150K
      Motorola Solutions
      $123,303/yr
      10 salaries
      $123,303/yr
      $105K$148K
      Motorola Solutions
      $119,106/yr
      8 salaries
      $119,106/yr
      $112K$129K
      Lockheed Martin
      $139,891/yr
      3 salaries
      $139,891/yr
      $138K$141K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $125,000
      per year
      A Principal Staff Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $125,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $15k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $125,000
      per year
      A Principal Staff Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $125,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $95,000
      per year
      A Principal Staff Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $95,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $11k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $134,000
      per year
      A Principal Staff Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $134,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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