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Principal Engineer Salaries in Los Angeles, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$121,891/yr
6% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$92K
Low
$122K
Average
$161K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,268
Range$1,725 - $24,870
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $121,891 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,453 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Western Digital
    $109,171/yr
    Range: $87K - $138K
    76 salaries
    $109,171/yr
    $87K$138K
    Broadcom
    $155,724/yr
    Range: $131K - $169K
    23 salaries
    $155,724/yr
    $131K$169K
    Amgen
    $135,566/yr
    Range: $126K - $150K
    12 salaries
    $135,566/yr
    $126K$150K
    Baxter
    $96,411/yr
    Range: $82K - $146K
    10 salaries
    $96,411/yr
    $82K$146K
    Edwards Lifesciences
    $136,786/yr
    Range: $116K - $173K
    10 salaries
    $136,786/yr
    $116K$173K
    Honeywell
    $128,704/yr
    Range: $120K - $137K
    9 salaries
    $128,704/yr
    $120K$137K
    DIRECTV
    $116,114/yr
    Range: $97K - $128K
    8 salaries
    $116,114/yr
    $97K$128K

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne
    $181,021/yr
    Range: $134K - $193K
    6 salaries
    $181,021/yr
    $134K$193K
    EMCORE
    $116,438/yr
    Range: $111K - $122K
    5 salaries
    $116,438/yr
    $111K$122K
    Raytheon
    $154,899/yr
    Range: $13K - $179K
    4 salaries
    $154,899/yr
    $13K$179K
    Faraday Future
    $133,624/yr
    Range: $127K - $157K
    4 salaries
    $133,624/yr
    $127K$157K
    AT&T
    $137,650/yr
    Range: $115K - $145K
    3 salaries
    $137,650/yr
    $115K$145K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $142,325/yr
    Range: $138K - $170K
    3 salaries
    $142,325/yr
    $138K$170K
    Alcon
    $134,516/yr
    Range: $134K - $156K
    3 salaries
    $134,516/yr
    $134K$156K
    QLogic
    $140,193/yr
    Range: $120K - $154K
    3 salaries
    $140,193/yr
    $120K$154K
    Semtech
    $133,679/yr
    Range: $131K - $172K
    3 salaries
    $133,679/yr
    $131K$172K
    United Online
    $135,212/yr
    Range: $131K - $142K
    3 salaries
    $135,212/yr
    $131K$142K
    Office Environments
    $129,699/yr
    Range: $130K - $136K
    3 salaries
    $129,699/yr
    $130K$136K
    Boeing
    $139,401/yr
    Range: $123K - $157K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $157K
    $123K$157K
    Medtronic
    $123,029/yr
    Range: $113K - $134K
    2 salaries
    About
    $113K - $134K
    $113K$134K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $112,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $112,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $166,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $166,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $141,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $141,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $21k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $126,809
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $126,809 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
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