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Principal Engineer Salaries in California

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68,284 SalariesUpdated Jun 18, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$108,825/yr
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$81K
Low
$152K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,688
Range$1,631 - $23,096
How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $108,825 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 68,284 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Western Digital
      $105,420/yr
      Range: $81K - $150K
      151 salaries
      $105,420
      $81K$150K
      Broadcom
      $144,254/yr
      Range: $100K - $176K
      74 salaries
      $144,254
      $100K$176K
      Qualcomm
      $184,675/yr
      Range: $150K - $230K
      40 salaries
      $184,675
      $150K$230K
      Cisco Systems
      $189,862/yr
      Range: $135K - $217K
      37 salaries
      $189,862
      $135K$217K
      Oracle
      $134,016/yr
      Range: $101K - $160K
      28 salaries
      $134,016
      $101K$160K
      Intel Corporation
      $190,709/yr
      Range: $137K - $230K
      25 salaries
      $190,709
      $137K$230K
      Emulex
      $145,994/yr
      Range: $133K - $156K
      24 salaries
      $145,994
      $133K$156K

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      Autodesk
      $141,983/yr
      Range: $115K - $163K
      23 salaries
      $141,983
      $115K$163K
      Yahoo
      $159,592/yr
      Range: $130K - $177K
      22 salaries
      $159,592
      $130K$177K
      Xilinx
      $190,348/yr
      Range: $165K - $217K
      17 salaries
      $190,348
      $165K$217K
      QLogic
      $142,253/yr
      Range: $130K - $158K
      16 salaries
      $142,253
      $130K$158K
      NVIDIA
      $220,366/yr
      Range: $180K - $247K
      13 salaries
      $220,366
      $180K$247K
      Avago Technologies
      $154,775/yr
      Range: $136K - $185K
      13 salaries
      $154,775
      $136K$185K
      Baxter
      $96,676/yr
      Range: $77K - $140K
      12 salaries
      $96,676
      $77K$140K
      Apache Design
      $108,880/yr
      Range: $99K - $136K
      12 salaries
      $108,880
      $99K$136K
      Synopsys
      $195,395/yr
      Range: $184K - $205K
      11 salaries
      $195,395
      $184K$205K
      Amgen
      $137,258/yr
      Range: $120K - $170K
      10 salaries
      $137,258
      $120K$170K
      Honeywell
      $122,952/yr
      Range: $112K - $155K
      10 salaries
      $122,952
      $112K$155K
      Cavium
      $140,962/yr
      Range: $136K - $148K
      10 salaries
      $140,962
      $136K$148K
      Deem
      $156,549/yr
      Range: $144K - $165K
      9 salaries
      $156,549
      $144K$165K
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