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Principal Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX Area

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Average Base Pay
$124,480/yr
8% above national average
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$95K
Low
$124K
Average
$165K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,350
Range$1,762 - $25,454
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $124,480 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 3,157 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Houston, TX.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    LyondellBasell
    $149,281/yr
    Range: $125K - $168K
    10 salaries
    $149,281/yr
    $125K$168K
    Halliburton
    $102,182/yr
    Range: $95K - $161K
    8 salaries
    $102,182/yr
    $95K$161K
    Parsons Corporation
    $132,666/yr
    Range: $121K - $153K
    7 salaries
    $132,666/yr
    $121K$153K
    Siemens
    $119,075/yr
    Range: $95K - $149K
    6 salaries
    $119,075/yr
    $95K$149K
    Technip USA
    $171,217/yr
    Range: $123K - $265K
    6 salaries
    $171,217/yr
    $123K$265K
    Cameron
    $130,073/yr
    Range: $127K - $142K
    5 salaries
    $130,073/yr
    $127K$142K
    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
    $114,448/yr
    Range: $103K - $167K
    5 salaries
    $114,448/yr
    $103K$167K

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    UniversalPegasus International
    $104,272/yr
    Range: $92K - $118K
    4 salaries
    $104,272/yr
    $92K$118K
    Honeywell
    $121,277/yr
    Range: $110K - $135K
    3 salaries
    $121,277/yr
    $110K$135K
    Schlumberger
    $150,950/yr
    Range: $143K - $172K
    3 salaries
    $150,950/yr
    $143K$172K
    United Airlines
    $131,408/yr
    Range: $99K - $179K
    3 salaries
    $131,408/yr
    $99K$179K
    Amec Foster Wheeler
    $148,869/yr
    Range: $134K - $183K
    3 salaries
    $148,869/yr
    $134K$183K
    Aker Solutions
    $138,213/yr
    Range: $116K - $160K
    3 salaries
    $138,213/yr
    $116K$160K
    ABS Group
    $102,391/yr
    Range: $99K - $139K
    3 salaries
    $102,391/yr
    $99K$139K
    Rowan Companies
    $150,746/yr
    Range: $102K - $171K
    3 salaries
    $150,746/yr
    $102K$171K
    Genesis Oil and Gas
    $163,701/yr
    Range: $107K - $203K
    3 salaries
    $163,701/yr
    $107K$203K
    ConocoPhillips
    $253,771/yr
    Range: $221K - $290K
    2 salaries
    About
    $221K - $290K
    $221K$290K
    KBR
    $168,133/yr
    Range: $152K - $185K
    2 salaries
    About
    $152K - $185K
    $152K$185K
    CB&I
    $146,792/yr
    Range: $136K - $158K
    2 salaries
    About
    $136K - $158K
    $136K$158K
    DNV GL
    $131,773/yr
    Range: $112K - $153K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $153K
    $112K$153K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $98,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $98,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $75,320
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $75,320 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $181,724
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $181,724 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $125,952
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $125,952 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    $15k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $106,916
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $106,916 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
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