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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$123,898/yr
11% above national average
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$95K
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$170K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,932
Range$1,793 - $38,006
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $123,898 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 2,533 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Systems Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    MITRE
    $164,000/yr
    Range: $148K - $181K
    15 salaries
    $164,000/yr
    $148K$181K
    BAE Systems USA
    $133,163/yr
    Range: $124K - $144K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $144K
    $124K$144K
    Dell
    $177,253/yr
    Range: $172K - $183K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $172K - $183K
    $172K$183K
    Northrop Grumman
    $67/hr
    Range: $64 - $70
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $64 - $70
    hourly
    $64$70
    Northrop Grumman
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $125K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $136K
    $125K$136K
    ManTech
    $133,152/yr
    Range: $127K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $139K
    $127K$139K
    MITRE
    $172,253/yr
    Range: $140K - $208K
    17 salaries
    $172,253/yr
    $140K$208K

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    MITRE
    $211,946/yr
    Range: $158K - $214K
    3 salaries
    $211,946/yr
    $158K$214K
    About
    $161K - $179K
    $161K$179K
    BAE Systems USA
    $187,360/yr
    Range: $179K - $194K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $179K - $194K
    $179K$194K
    MITRE
    $15,975/mo
    Range: $15K - $17K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $15K - $17K
    $15K$17K
    MITRE
    $165,912/yr
    Range: $158K - $174K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $158K - $174K
    $158K$174K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $164,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $164,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $100,500
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $100,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $1k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $124,197
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $124,197 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $166,449
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $166,449 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $182,127
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $182,127 per year
    Additional Pay
    $22k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $165,912
    per year
    A Principal Software Systems Engineer reported making $165,912 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
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