Salary: Principal Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA | Glassdoor

Principal Systems Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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1,635 SalariesUpdated Nov 28, 2017
Average Base Pay
$144,418/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$112K
Low
$144K
Average
$195K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,979
Range$2,109 - $41,712
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $144,418 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,635 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Systems Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    $135,832/yr
    $111K$176K
    $138,925/yr
    $129K$157K
    $195,547/yr
    $178K$212K
    $131,480/yr
    $126K$137K
    $170,982/yr
    $164K$177K
    Lockheed Martin
    $168,488/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $168,488/yr
    $160K$175K
    Raytheon
    $120,800/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $120,800/yr
    $116K$126K

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    Broadcom
    $135,971/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $135,971/yr
    $131K$141K
    Rockwell Collins
    $137,137/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $137,137/yr
    $132K$142K
    MITRE
    $159,593/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $159,593/yr
    $153K$167K
    CareFusion
    $51/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $51/hr
    $48$52
    Covidien
    $138,454/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $138,454/yr
    $132K$145K
    General Dynamics
    $154,974/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $154,974/yr
    $147K$162K
    MaxLinear
    $156,201/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $156,201/yr
    $151K$162K
    Memjet
    $129,192/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $129,192/yr
    $124K$135K
    $149,810/yr
    $137K$160K
    $153,615/yr
    $140K$175K
    $137,830/yr
    $127K$151K
    $171,426/yr
    $155K$189K
    $152,910/yr
    $136K$169K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $167,500
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer II in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $167,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $133,500
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $133,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    $4k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Tucson, AZ Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Washington, DC Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $118,872
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $118,872 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Denver, CO Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $121,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $121,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Baltimore, MD Area area
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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