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Principal Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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2,299 SalariesUpdated Jan 14, 2018
Average Base Pay
$120,282/yr
11% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$92K
Low
$120K
Average
$158K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,084
Range$1,668 - $24,827
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $120,282 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 2,299 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    SAIC
    $149,288/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
    2 salaries
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    $143K - $155K
    $143K$155K
    ManTech
    $156,847/yr
    Range: $119K - $198K
    2 salaries
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    $119K - $198K
    $119K$198K
    WiserTogether
    $123,077/yr
    Range: $111K - $133K
    2 salaries
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    $111K - $133K
    $111K$133K
    AECOM
    $123,765/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $118K - $128K
    $118K$128K
    Time Warner Cable
    $145,812/yr
    Range: $139K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $139K - $151K
    $139K$151K
    Symantec
    $108,045/yr
    Range: $104K - $112K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $104K - $112K
    $104K$112K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $100,588/yr
    Range: $96K - $104K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $96K - $104K
    $96K$104K

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    $126,703/yr
    Range: $120K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $120K - $130K
    $120K$130K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $84,999/yr
    Range: $81K - $89K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $81K - $89K
    $81K$89K
    Parsons Corporation
    $116,847/yr
    Range: $113K - $122K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $113K - $122K
    $113K$122K
    MITRE
    $178,085/yr
    Range: $169K - $183K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $169K - $183K
    $169K$183K
    HNTB
    $131,925/yr
    Range: $126K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $138K
    $126K$138K
    REI Systems
    $120,018/yr
    Range: $115K - $124K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $115K - $124K
    $115K$124K
    SiriusXM
    $144,075/yr
    Range: $138K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $138K - $150K
    $138K$150K
    The Aerospace Corporation
    $132,481/yr
    Range: $127K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $136K
    $127K$136K
    Noblis
    $143,469/yr
    Range: $138K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $138K - $151K
    $138K$151K
    QLogic
    $126,603/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    The Washington Post
    $163,436/yr
    Range: $157K - $168K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $157K - $168K
    $157K$168K
    Alion
    $122,942/yr
    Range: $119K - $129K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $129K
    $119K$129K
    Vistronix
    $109,721/yr
    Range: $106K - $116K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $116K
    $106K$116K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $162,560
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $162,560 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $168,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $168,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $167,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $167,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
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