Salary: Principal Engineer in Washington, DC | Glassdoor

Principal Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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2,255 SalariesUpdated Oct 13, 2017
Average Base Pay
$127,032/yr
11% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$97K
Low
$127K
Average
$166K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,384
Range$1,718 - $25,870
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $127,032 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 2,255 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    $149,713/yr
    $143K$156K
    $156,332/yr
    $118K$195K
    WiserTogether
    $122,659/yr
    2 salaries
    $122,659/yr
    $113K$133K
    AECOM
    $123,126/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $123,126/yr
    $119K$129K
    Time Warner Cable
    $145,322/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $145,322/yr
    $138K$150K
    Symantec
    $107,612/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $107,612/yr
    $103K$111K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $100,741/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $100,741/yr
    $95K$103K

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    $126,170/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $126,170/yr
    $122K$130K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $84,675/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $84,675/yr
    $82K$89K
    Parsons Corporation
    $117,603/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $117,603/yr
    $113K$122K
    MITRE
    $176,789/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $176,789/yr
    $171K$186K
    HNTB
    $131,215/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $131,215/yr
    $126K$137K
    REI Systems
    $119,536/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $119,536/yr
    $115K$125K
    SiriusXM
    $143,740/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $143,740/yr
    $138K$149K
    The Aerospace Corporation
    $130,772/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $130,772/yr
    $125K$137K
    Noblis
    $143,613/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $143,613/yr
    $139K$151K
    QLogic
    $125,900/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $125,900/yr
    $120K$131K
    Alion
    $124,461/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $124,461/yr
    $118K$129K
    Vistronix
    $110,190/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $110,190/yr
    $106K$116K
    LGS Innovations
    $123,211/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $123,211/yr
    $117K$128K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $117,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $142,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Government
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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