How much does a Principal Member of Technical Staff make?

Updated Sep 13, 2021

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$158,279 /yr
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$128K

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$158K

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$196K

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The national average salary for Principal Member of Technical Staff is $158,279 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Member of Technical Staff salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 855 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Member of Technical Staff employees.

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Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$156,850

 /yr
Range: $103K - $240K
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$103K

$240K

$102,821 - $239,813 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$151,850

 /yr
Range: $106K - $197K

$106K

$197K

$105,898 - $196,875 Range

Sandia National Laboratories
4.3

Sandia National Laboratories

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$151,498

 /yr
Range: $133K - $185K

$133K

$185K

$133,067 - $185,266 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$212,860

 /yr
Range: $166K - $250K

$166K

$250K

$165,649 - $250,116 Range

Maxim Integrated
4

Maxim Integrated

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$155,493

 /yr
Range: $105K - $214K

$105K

$214K

$105,413 - $213,955 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$145,877

 /yr
Range: $107K - $170K

$107K

$170K

$106,823 - $170,138 Range

AMD
4.2

AMD

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$200,653

 /yr
Range: $186K - $232K

$186K

$232K

$186,381 - $232,349 Range

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES
3.5

GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$169,758

 /yr
Range: $133K - $211K

$133K

$211K

$133,037 - $210,636 Range

athenahealth
4.3

athenahealth

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$169,416

 /yr
Range: $161K - $208K

$161K

$208K

$160,613 - $207,764 Range

Draper
3.6

Draper

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$160,709

 /yr
Range: $137K - $191K

$137K

$191K

$137,027 - $190,558 Range

Motorola Mobility
4

Motorola Mobility

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$145,302

 /yr
Range: $126K - $162K

$126K

$162K

$125,853 - $162,123 Range

eBay
4

eBay

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$249,074

 /yr
Range: $231K - $262K

$231K

$262K

$230,707 - $262,051 Range

Oracle Engineering Group
4

Oracle Engineering Group

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$146,051

 /yr
Range: $123K - $163K

$123K

$163K

$122,954 - $163,034 Range

PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$245,000

 /yr
Range: $235K - $270K

$235K

$270K

$235,398 - $270,101 Range

Commvault
3.5

Commvault

Principal Member of Technical Staff
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$111K -$143K

$111K

$143K

$110,802 - $143,135 Range

Mitsubishi Electric
3.8

Mitsubishi Electric

Principal Member of Technical Staff
About 

$136K -$163K

$136K

$163K

$136,460 - $162,940 Range

Ulticom
2.8

Ulticom

Principal Member of Technical Staff
About 

$146K -$169K

$146K

$169K

$145,903 - $169,140 Range

Beamreach Solar
2.9

Beamreach Solar

Principal Member of Technical Staff
About 

$174K -$196K

$174K

$196K

$173,715 - $195,702 Range

Beechwoods Software
4.1

Beechwoods Software

Principal Member of Technical Staff
About 

$130K -$152K

$130K

$152K

$129,877 - $151,982 Range

AT&T Digital Life

Principal Member of Technical Staff
About 

$132K -$145K

$132K

$145K

$132,214 - $144,557 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Member of Technical Staff salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Member of Technical Staff is $158,279 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Principal Member of Technical Staff salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 855 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Member of Technical Staff employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Member of Technical Staff in United States is $196,318 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Member of Technical Staff in United States is $127,611 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Principal Member of Technical Staff or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Principal Member of Technical Staff.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent principal member of technical staff salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$154,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $154,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$115,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$250,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $250,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Topeka, KS Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$80k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Topeka, KS Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Albuquerque, NM Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$138,098
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $138,098 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Albuquerque, NM Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$172,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $172,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$22k profit sharing
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$250,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $250,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$80k stock bonus
$90k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Member of Technical Staff in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$55k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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