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Principal Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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Average Base Pay
$104,633/yr
4% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$80K
Low
$105K
Average
$138K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,451
Range$1,604 - $22,193
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $104,633 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 2,484 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Baxter
    $92,734/yr
    Range: $82K - $106K
    21 salaries
    $92,734/yr
    $82K$106K
    United Airlines
    $123,000/yr
    Range: $100K - $154K
    5 salaries
    $123,000/yr
    $100K$154K
    Hospira
    $125,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $135K
    4 salaries
    $125,000/yr
    $105K$135K
    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
    Sears
    $164,998/yr
    Range: $97K - $213K
    3 salaries
    $164,998/yr
    $97K$213K

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    Verizon Wireless
    $115,000/yr
    Range: $112K - $127K
    3 salaries
    $115,000/yr
    $112K$127K
    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
    BP
    $134,846/yr
    Range: $113K - $156K
    2 salaries
    About
    $113K - $156K
    $113K$156K
    Ecolab
    $97,960/yr
    Range: $93K - $104K
    2 salaries
    About
    $93K - $104K
    $93K$104K
    Aspect Software
    $86,000/yr
    Range: $58K - $116K
    2 salaries
    About
    $58K - $116K
    $58K$116K
    Fresenius Kabi
    $96,500/yr
    Range: $91K - $102K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $102K
    $91K$102K
    Fenwal Inc.
    $100,940/yr
    Range: $92K - $109K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $109K
    $92K$109K
    Oracle
    $79,321/yr
    Range: $77K - $82K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $82K
    $77K$82K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $117K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $126K
    $117K$126K
    PepsiCo
    $110,000/yr
    Range: $106K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $114K
    $106K$114K
    Honeywell
    $143,000/yr
    Range: $137K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $149K
    $137K$149K
    Siemens
    $124,749/yr
    Range: $120K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $130K
    $120K$130K

    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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