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Principal Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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Average Base Pay
$111,132/yr
4% below national average
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$85K
Low
$111K
Average
$146K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,745
Range$1,656 - $23,181
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $111,132 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 2,189 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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    Baxter
    $92,737/yr
    Range: $82K - $106K
    22 salaries
    $92,737/yr
    $82K$106K
    United Airlines
    $123,000/yr
    Range: $100K - $154K
    5 salaries
    $123,000/yr
    $100K$154K
    UOP
    $131,524/yr
    Range: $124K - $157K
    4 salaries
    $131,524/yr
    $124K$157K
    Trading Technologies
    $131,880/yr
    Range: $112K - $154K
    4 salaries
    $131,880/yr
    $112K$154K
    Gas Technology Institute
    $81,233/yr
    Range: $76K - $90K
    4 salaries
    $81,233/yr
    $76K$90K
    Verizon
    $115,000/yr
    Range: $112K - $127K
    3 salaries
    $115,000/yr
    $112K$127K
    Sears
    $164,998/yr
    Range: $97K - $213K
    3 salaries
    $164,998/yr
    $97K$213K

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    OfficeMax
    $123,749/yr
    Range: $122K - $144K
    3 salaries
    $123,749/yr
    $122K$144K
    HERE Technologies
    $149,412/yr
    Range: $141K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $149,412/yr
    $141K$150K
    Hospira
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $120K - $135K
    3 salaries
    $130,000/yr
    $120K$135K
    Fresenius Kabi
    $95,000/yr
    Range: $94K - $98K
    3 salaries
    $95,000/yr
    $94K$98K
    BP
    $134,846/yr
    Range: $113K - $158K
    2 salaries
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    $113K - $158K
    $113K$158K
    Ecolab
    $97,960/yr
    Range: $93K - $103K
    2 salaries
    About
    $93K - $103K
    $93K$103K
    Aspect Software
    $86,000/yr
    Range: $58K - $117K
    2 salaries
    About
    $58K - $117K
    $58K$117K
    Fenwal Inc.
    $100,940/yr
    Range: $92K - $110K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $110K
    $92K$110K
    Oracle
    $79,321/yr
    Range: $76K - $82K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $76K - $82K
    $76K$82K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $128K
    $118K$128K
    PepsiCo
    $110,000/yr
    Range: $107K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $107K - $115K
    $107K$115K
    Honeywell
    $143,000/yr
    Range: $138K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $138K - $149K
    $138K$149K
    Siemens
    $124,749/yr
    Range: $120K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $131K
    $120K$131K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $94,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $94,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $93,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $93,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $7k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $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
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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