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Principal Design Engineer Salaries

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18,526 SalariesUpdated Feb 13, 2018
Average Base Pay
$118,528/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$93K
Low
$119K
Average
$156K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,369
Range$1,416 - $20,728
How much does a Principal Design Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Design Engineer is $118,528 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 18,526 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Design Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Broadcom
      $146,289/yr
      Range: $132K - $168K
      34 salaries
      $146,289
      $132K$168K
      Arm
      $163,804/yr
      Range: $140K - $210K
      20 salaries
      $163,804
      $140K$210K
      Microchip Technology
      $101,975/yr
      Range: $90K - $117K
      14 salaries
      $101,975
      $90K$117K
      Applied Micro Circuits
      $153,321/yr
      Range: $107K - $242K
      14 salaries
      $153,321
      $107K$242K
      AMD
      $122,411/yr
      Range: $109K - $143K
      12 salaries
      $122,411
      $109K$143K
      Cadence Design Systems
      $144,561/yr
      Range: $120K - $173K
      11 salaries
      $144,561
      $120K$173K
      Fluor
      $157,911/yr
      Range: $141K - $171K
      9 salaries
      $157,911
      $141K$171K

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      Solar Turbines
      $110,784/yr
      Range: $100K - $128K
      8 salaries
      $110,784
      $100K$128K
      Intersil
      $145,782/yr
      Range: $137K - $168K
      8 salaries
      $145,782
      $137K$168K
      ON Semiconductor
      $117,278/yr
      Range: $94K - $131K
      6 salaries
      $117,278
      $94K$131K
      Cypress Semiconductor
      $132,231/yr
      Range: $113K - $152K
      5 salaries
      $132,231
      $113K$152K
      Microsoft
      $210,776/yr
      Range: $182K - $237K
      4 salaries
      $210,776
      $182K$237K
      Standard Microsystems
      $112,938/yr
      Range: $95K - $123K
      4 salaries
      $112,938
      $95K$123K
      Intel Corporation
      $161,664/yr
      Range: $132K - $183K
      3 salaries
      $161,664
      $132K$183K
      L3 Technologies
      $123,743/yr
      Range: $106K - $155K
      3 salaries
      $123,743
      $106K$155K
      Micron Technology
      $140,587/yr
      Range: $112K - $165K
      3 salaries
      $140,587
      $112K$165K
      Analog Devices
      $140,964/yr
      Range: $141K - $141K
      3 salaries
      $140,964
      $141K$141K
      Maxim Integrated
      $132,930/yr
      Range: $113K - $150K
      3 salaries
      $132,930
      $113K$150K
      Itron
      $113,142/yr
      Range: $108K - $116K
      3 salaries
      $113,142
      $108K$116K
      Fairchild Semiconductor
      $135,734/yr
      Range: $130K - $142K
      3 salaries
      $135,734
      $130K$142K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $93,000
      per year
      A Principal Design Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $93,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $5k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $148,000
      per year
      A Principal Design Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $148,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $15k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $165,000
      per year
      A Principal Design Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $67k cash bonus
      $110k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $172,000
      per year
      A Principal Design Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $172,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $43k cash bonus
      $26k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $190,000
      per year
      A Principal Design Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $190,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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