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Principal Engineer Salaries in California

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Average Base Pay
$127,494/yr
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$100K
Low
$127K
Average
$169K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,532
Range$1,777 - $25,988
How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $127,494 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 55,587 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
      $104,219/yr
      Range: $81K - $150K
      156 salaries
      $104,219/yr
      $81K$150K
      Broadcom
      $145,288/yr
      Range: $100K - $176K
      75 salaries
      $145,288/yr
      $100K$176K
      Qualcomm
      $187,823/yr
      Range: $150K - $230K
      44 salaries
      $187,823/yr
      $150K$230K
      Cisco Systems
      $192,000/yr
      Range: $135K - $217K
      37 salaries
      $192,000/yr
      $135K$217K
      Oracle
      $134,685/yr
      Range: $101K - $160K
      29 salaries
      $134,685/yr
      $101K$160K
      Intel Corporation
      $193,195/yr
      Range: $137K - $230K
      25 salaries
      $193,195/yr
      $137K$230K
      Emulex
      $147,568/yr
      Range: $133K - $156K
      24 salaries
      $147,568/yr
      $133K$156K

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      Autodesk
      $144,372/yr
      Range: $115K - $163K
      23 salaries
      $144,372/yr
      $115K$163K
      Yahoo
      $163,747/yr
      Range: $130K - $177K
      22 salaries
      $163,747/yr
      $130K$177K
      Xilinx
      $194,028/yr
      Range: $165K - $217K
      17 salaries
      $194,028/yr
      $165K$217K
      QLogic
      $142,591/yr
      Range: $130K - $158K
      16 salaries
      $142,591/yr
      $130K$158K
      Avago Technologies
      $150,000/yr
      Range: $136K - $185K
      13 salaries
      $150,000/yr
      $136K$185K
      NVIDIA
      $230,000/yr
      Range: $180K - $247K
      13 salaries
      $230,000/yr
      $180K$247K
      Baxter
      $94,171/yr
      Range: $77K - $140K
      12 salaries
      $94,171/yr
      $77K$140K
      Apache Design
      $102,973/yr
      Range: $99K - $136K
      12 salaries
      $102,973/yr
      $99K$136K
      Synopsys
      $195,586/yr
      Range: $184K - $205K
      11 salaries
      $195,586/yr
      $184K$205K
      Amgen
      $136,000/yr
      Range: $120K - $170K
      11 salaries
      $136,000/yr
      $120K$170K
      Honeywell
      $120,784/yr
      Range: $112K - $155K
      10 salaries
      $120,784/yr
      $112K$155K
      Solar Turbines
      $111,373/yr
      Range: $99K - $128K
      10 salaries
      $111,373/yr
      $99K$128K
      Cavium
      $143,020/yr
      Range: $136K - $148K
      10 salaries
      $143,020/yr
      $136K$148K
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