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Principal Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX Area

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Average Base Pay
$138,910/yr
9% above national average
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$111K
Low
$139K
Average
$177K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,002
Range$1,875 - $27,718
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $138,910 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 2,962 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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    Halliburton
    $97,500/yr
    Range: $88K - $152K
    8 salaries
    $97,500/yr
    $88K$152K
    Parsons Corporation
    $124,919/yr
    Range: $115K - $147K
    7 salaries
    $124,919/yr
    $115K$147K
    Siemens
    $112,749/yr
    Range: $91K - $139K
    6 salaries
    $112,749/yr
    $91K$139K
    Technip USA
    $160,344/yr
    Range: $116K - $247K
    6 salaries
    $160,344/yr
    $116K$247K
    Cameron
    $124,021/yr
    Range: $118K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $124,021/yr
    $118K$135K
    American Bureau of Shipping
    $110,000/yr
    Range: $98K - $158K
    5 salaries
    $110,000/yr
    $98K$158K
    LyondellBasell
    $145,000/yr
    Range: $130K - $153K
    5 salaries
    $145,000/yr
    $130K$153K

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    LyondellBasell North America
    $130,391/yr
    Range: $110K - $157K
    5 salaries
    $130,391/yr
    $110K$157K
    UniversalPegasus International
    $99,674/yr
    Range: $88K - $113K
    4 salaries
    $99,674/yr
    $88K$113K
    Honeywell
    $113,436/yr
    Range: $105K - $127K
    3 salaries
    $113,436/yr
    $105K$127K
    Schlumberger
    $144,788/yr
    Range: $140K - $160K
    3 salaries
    $144,788/yr
    $140K$160K
    United Airlines
    $126,044/yr
    Range: $92K - $168K
    3 salaries
    $126,044/yr
    $92K$168K
    Amec Foster Wheeler
    $140,208/yr
    Range: $126K - $170K
    3 salaries
    $140,208/yr
    $126K$170K
    Aker Solutions
    $128,028/yr
    Range: $113K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $128,028/yr
    $113K$150K
    Rowan Companies
    $142,240/yr
    Range: $95K - $162K
    3 salaries
    $142,240/yr
    $95K$162K
    Genesis Oil and Gas
    $154,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $188K
    3 salaries
    $154,000/yr
    $105K$188K
    ConocoPhillips
    $239,745/yr
    Range: $209K - $270K
    2 salaries
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    $209K - $270K
    $209K$270K
    KBR
    $158,460/yr
    Range: $143K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $143K - $174K
    $143K$174K
    CB&I
    $137,093/yr
    Range: $126K - $148K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $148K
    $126K$148K
    DNV GL
    $120,730/yr
    Range: $101K - $141K
    2 salaries
    About
    $101K - $141K
    $101K$141K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $143,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $143,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $28k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $100,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $24k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $99,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $99,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    $8k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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