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Principal Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX Area

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Average Base Pay
$117,685/yr
8% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$92K
Low
$118K
Average
$155K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,048
Range$1,709 - $24,402
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $117,685 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 4,051 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
    $104,038/yr
    Range: $88K - $152K
    8 salaries
    $104,038
    $88K$152K
    Parsons Corporation
    $129,094/yr
    Range: $115K - $147K
    7 salaries
    $129,094
    $115K$147K
    Siemens
    $114,422/yr
    Range: $91K - $139K
    6 salaries
    $114,422
    $91K$139K
    Technip USA
    $166,847/yr
    Range: $116K - $247K
    6 salaries
    $166,847
    $116K$247K
    Cameron
    $125,877/yr
    Range: $118K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $125,877
    $118K$135K
    American Bureau of Shipping
    $117,478/yr
    Range: $98K - $158K
    5 salaries
    $117,478
    $98K$158K
    LyondellBasell North America
    $130,923/yr
    Range: $110K - $157K
    5 salaries
    $130,923
    $110K$157K

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    LyondellBasell
    $143,688/yr
    Range: $130K - $153K
    4 salaries
    $143,688
    $130K$153K
    UniversalPegasus International
    $100,028/yr
    Range: $88K - $113K
    4 salaries
    $100,028
    $88K$113K
    Honeywell
    $115,279/yr
    Range: $105K - $127K
    3 salaries
    $115,279
    $105K$127K
    Schlumberger
    $148,263/yr
    Range: $140K - $160K
    3 salaries
    $148,263
    $140K$160K
    United Airlines
    $128,836/yr
    Range: $92K - $168K
    3 salaries
    $128,836
    $92K$168K
    Amec Foster Wheeler
    $145,519/yr
    Range: $126K - $170K
    3 salaries
    $145,519
    $126K$170K
    Aker Solutions
    $130,209/yr
    Range: $113K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $130,209
    $113K$150K
    Rowan Companies
    $133,061/yr
    Range: $95K - $162K
    3 salaries
    $133,061
    $95K$162K
    ConocoPhillips
    $239,668/yr
    Range: $211K - $272K
    2 salaries
    About
    $211K - $272K
    $211K$272K
    KBR
    $158,689/yr
    Range: $143K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $143K - $174K
    $143K$174K
    CB&I
    $136,773/yr
    Range: $127K - $149K
    2 salaries
    About
    $127K - $149K
    $127K$149K
    GE Oil & Gas
    $130,973/yr
    Range: $125K - $136K
    2 salaries
    About
    $125K - $136K
    $125K$136K
    DNV GL
    $120,447/yr
    Range: $103K - $142K
    2 salaries
    About
    $103K - $142K
    $103K$142K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $117,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $96,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $96,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    $2k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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