Salary: Principal Engineer in United States | Glassdoor

Principal Engineer Salaries in United States

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66,802 SalariesUpdated Nov 19, 2017
Average Base Pay
$114,614/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$85K
Low
$115K
Average
$160K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,951
Range$1,677 - $23,986
How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $114,614 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 66,802 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

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      Western Digital
      $105,140/yr
      150 salaries
      $105,140/yr
      $81K$150K
      Westinghouse
      $108,705/yr
      107 salaries
      $108,705/yr
      $90K$138K
      GLOBALFOUNDRIES
      $106,796/yr
      80 salaries
      $106,796/yr
      $81K$135K
      Broadcom
      $143,675/yr
      70 salaries
      $143,675/yr
      $100K$172K
      Honeywell
      $117,230/yr
      56 salaries
      $117,230/yr
      $98K$143K
      Intel Corporation
      $184,657/yr
      47 salaries
      $184,657/yr
      $112K$230K
      Cisco Systems
      $188,766/yr
      46 salaries
      $188,766/yr
      $135K$234K

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      Comcast
      $128,142/yr
      43 salaries
      $128,142/yr
      $109K$156K
      Siemens
      $108,656/yr
      42 salaries
      $108,656/yr
      $90K$143K
      REI Systems
      $113,977/yr
      41 salaries
      $113,977/yr
      $95K$133K
      Baxter
      $94,311/yr
      41 salaries
      $94,311/yr
      $77K$111K
      LCC International
      $96,681/yr
      39 salaries
      $96,681/yr
      $83K$109K
      Oracle
      $134,260/yr
      36 salaries
      $134,260/yr
      $92K$190K
      Autodesk
      $138,180/yr
      35 salaries
      $138,180/yr
      $110K$163K
      Qualcomm
      $182,853/yr
      34 salaries
      $182,853/yr
      $156K$220K
      Emulex
      $143,313/yr
      34 salaries
      $143,313/yr
      $124K$156K
      Yahoo
      $157,029/yr
      24 salaries
      $157,029/yr
      $122K$177K
      Amgen
      $130,485/yr
      24 salaries
      $130,485/yr
      $107K$153K
      MITRE
      $157,487/yr
      22 salaries
      $157,487/yr
      $143K$175K
      Johnson Controls
      $106,776/yr
      21 salaries
      $106,776/yr
      $85K$134K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $101,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $101,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $129,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $129,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Milwaukee, WI Area area
       
      Full-time
      10000+ employees
      $106,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $106,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Albany, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $170,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $170,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Baltimore, MD Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $180,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $180,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Charlotte, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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