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Principal Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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Average Base Pay
$123,601/yr
3% below national average
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$100K
Low
$124K
Average
$157K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,304
Range$1,753 - $25,077
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $123,601 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 2,055 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    United Airlines
    $123,000/yr
    Range: $100K - $154K
    5 salaries
    $123,000/yr
    $100K$154K
    Trading Technologies
    $131,880/yr
    Range: $112K - $154K
    4 salaries
    $131,880/yr
    $112K$154K
    Sears
    $164,998/yr
    Range: $97K - $213K
    3 salaries
    $164,998/yr
    $97K$213K
    HERE Technologies
    $149,412/yr
    Range: $141K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $149,412/yr
    $141K$150K
    Oracle
    $79,321/yr
    Range: $77K - $82K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $82K
    $77K$82K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $117K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $127K
    $117K$127K
    PepsiCo
    $110,000/yr
    Range: $107K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $107K - $114K
    $107K$114K

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    Siemens
    $124,749/yr
    Range: $121K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $130K
    $121K$130K
    Motorola Mobility
    $115,000/yr
    Range: $111K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $111K - $120K
    $111K$120K
    Abbott Labs
    $114,445/yr
    Range: $110K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $118K
    $110K$118K
    United Airlines
    $58/hr
    Range: $56 - $60
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $56 - $60
    hourly
    $56$60
    Autodesk
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $125K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $134K
    $125K$134K
    Conagra Brands
    $115,586/yr
    Range: $110K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $120K
    $110K$120K
    AbbVie
    $118,315/yr
    Range: $113K - $123K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $113K - $123K
    $113K$123K
    Lenovo
    $120,000/yr
    Range: $114K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $114K - $126K
    $114K$126K
    Mars
    $123,645/yr
    Range: $120K - $129K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $129K
    $120K$129K
    Orbitz Worldwide
    $157,555/yr
    Range: $152K - $164K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $152K - $164K
    $152K$164K
    Hospira
    $105,000/yr
    Range: $101K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $101K - $109K
    $101K$109K
    IRI
    $139,217/yr
    Range: $135K - $145K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $135K - $145K
    $135K$145K
    UOP
    $157,480/yr
    Range: $151K - $162K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $162K
    $151K$162K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $80,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $80,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $127,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $127,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $24k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $6,000
    monthly
    A Principal Engineer reported making $6,000 per month
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $153,692
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $153,692 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $8k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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