How much does a Principal Analyst make?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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$124,905 /yr
Average Base Pay

448 salaries

$91K

Low

$125K

Average

$171K

High

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How much does a Principal Analyst make? The national average salary for a Principal Analyst is $124,905 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Analyst salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 448 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Analyst employees.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Principal Analyst in United States of America

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$118,224

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 7 to 9 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Principal Analyst with more than 15 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 10 to 14 years of experience

$119,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr
Stock Bonus$5,000/yr

14 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

$124,598

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,000/yr
Stock Bonus$15,000/yr

21 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 7 to 9 years of experience

$144,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr
Stock Bonus$15,000/yr

24 days ago by a PRINCIPAL ANALYST TECHNOLOGY with 7 to 9 years of experience

$132,535

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$19,814/yr

27 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

$106,344

/yrAvg Base Salary

35 days ago by a Principal Analyst with 7 to 9 years of experience

$143,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

36 days ago by a Principal Analyst with more than 15 years of experience

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Forrester
4.3

Forrester

Principal Analyst

$202,286

 /yr
Range: $141K - $264K

$141K

$264K

$140,890 - $263,717 Range

Manhattan Associates
4

Manhattan Associates

Principal Analyst

$108,436

 /yr
Range: $102K - $125K

$102K

$125K

$101,634 - $125,429 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Principal Analyst

$108,632

 /yr
Range: $94K - $148K

$94K

$148K

$93,636 - $148,075 Range

Congressional Budget Office
4

Congressional Budget Office

Principal Analyst

$145,712

 /yr
Range: $109K - $171K

$109K

$171K

$108,947 - $171,249 Range

PPC
3.1

PPC

Principal Analyst

$126,599

 /yr
Range: $111K - $151K

$111K

$151K

$111,374 - $150,656 Range

IT Convergence
4.9

IT Convergence

Principal Analyst

$103,247

 /yr
Range: $62K - $121K

$62K

$121K

$61,509 - $120,749 Range

IHS Markit
4.1

IHS Markit

Principal Analyst

$106,835

 /yr
Range: $83K - $127K

$83K

$127K

$83,086 - $127,377 Range

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Tecolote Research
4.3

Tecolote Research

Principal Analyst

$133,300

 /yr
Range: $120K - $144K

$120K

$144K

$119,663 - $143,617 Range

National Grid
3.9

National Grid

Principal Analyst

$133,053

 /yr
Range: $123K - $160K

$123K

$160K

$123,049 - $160,024 Range

ANSER
4.4

ANSER

Principal Analyst

$158,687

 /yr
Range: $138K - $225K

$138K

$225K

$138,123 - $224,787 Range

T-Mobile
3.9

T-Mobile

Principal Analyst

$148,774

 /yr
Range: $126K - $176K

$126K

$176K

$126,323 - $175,528 Range

Pacific Gas and Electric
3.8

Pacific Gas and Electric

Principal Analyst

$155,369

 /yr
Range: $139K - $172K

$139K

$172K

$138,715 - $171,808 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
3.9

Bristol Myers Squibb

Principal Analyst

$107,657

 /yr
Range: $95K - $127K

$95K

$127K

$94,673 - $127,000 Range

Mercury Companies

Principal Analyst

$146,393

 /yr
Range: $143K - $156K

$143K

$156K

$143,147 - $156,098 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Principal Analyst

$128,692

 /yr
Range: $104K - $155K

$104K

$155K

$103,621 - $155,369 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Principal Analyst

$147,504

 /yr
Range: $139K - $155K

$139K

$155K

$138,841 - $155,395 Range

Equinor
3.8

Equinor

Principal Analyst

$133,437

 /yr
Range: $91K - $183K

$91K

$183K

$91,011 - $183,306 Range

Wood Mackenzie
3.4

Wood Mackenzie

Principal Analyst

$131,090

 /yr
Range: $120K - $143K

$120K

$143K

$120,000 - $142,533 Range

FINRA
4.1

FINRA

Principal Analyst

$127,437

 /yr
Range: $105K - $153K

$105K

$153K

$104,591 - $153,467 Range

Exelon
3.9

Exelon

Principal Analyst

$140,539

 /yr
Range: $113K - $151K

$113K

$151K

$112,594 - $150,737 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Analyst salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Analyst is $124,905 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Principal Analyst salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 448 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Analyst employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Analyst in United States is $171,125 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Analyst in United States is $91,169 per year.

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