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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries

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41,228 SalariesUpdated Dec 8, 2017
Average Base Pay
$126,127/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$94K
Low
$126K
Average
$175K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,188
Range$1,931 - $38,530
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $126,127 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 41,228 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Systems Engineer employees.

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      Raytheon
      $126,380/yr
      97 salaries
      $126,380/yr
      $102K$154K
      Rockwell Collins
      $137,829/yr
      34 salaries
      $137,829/yr
      $114K$175K
      BAE Systems USA
      $123,275/yr
      33 salaries
      $123,275/yr
      $102K$149K
      Fidelity Investments
      $108,846/yr
      30 salaries
      $108,846/yr
      $93K$125K
      Broadcom
      $141,382/yr
      27 salaries
      $141,382/yr
      $126K$158K
      General Dynamics Information Technology
      $118,228/yr
      25 salaries
      $118,228/yr
      $93K$150K
      Lockheed Martin
      $172,031/yr
      24 salaries
      $172,031/yr
      $143K$206K

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      Symantec
      $133,813/yr
      20 salaries
      $133,813/yr
      $99K$200K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $128,179/yr
      20 salaries
      $128,179/yr
      $90K$171K
      Honeywell
      $111,728/yr
      19 salaries
      $111,728/yr
      $81K$150K
      MITRE
      $151,737/yr
      19 salaries
      $151,737/yr
      $138K$170K
      Orbital ATK
      $105,828/yr
      13 salaries
      $105,828/yr
      $94K$114K
      Boeing
      $120,699/yr
      12 salaries
      $120,699/yr
      $94K$180K
      L3 Technologies
      $111,469/yr
      11 salaries
      $111,469/yr
      $93K$140K
      Leidos
      $140,699/yr
      10 salaries
      $140,699/yr
      $108K$168K
      Vencore
      $164,028/yr
      10 salaries
      $164,028/yr
      $116K$229K
      Northrop Grumman
      $122,661/yr
      9 salaries
      $122,661/yr
      $107K$163K
      Sierra Nevada Corporation
      $131,152/yr
      9 salaries
      $131,152/yr
      $118K$143K
      Dell
      $134,451/yr
      8 salaries
      $134,451/yr
      $113K$170K
      EMC
      $153,241/yr
      8 salaries
      $153,241/yr
      $120K$200K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $167,500
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer II in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $167,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $133,500
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $133,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      $4k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Tucson, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $145,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $145,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $118,872
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $118,872 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $121,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $121,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Baltimore, MD Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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