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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries

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41,931 SalariesUpdated Feb 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$118,227/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$90K
Low
$118K
Average
$163K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,841
Range$1,862 - $36,626
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $118,227 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 41,931 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Systems Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Raytheon
      $126,780/yr
      Range: $102K - $154K
      102 salaries
      $126,780
      $102K$154K
      Rockwell Collins
      $137,891/yr
      Range: $114K - $175K
      35 salaries
      $137,891
      $114K$175K
      BAE Systems USA
      $123,275/yr
      Range: $102K - $149K
      33 salaries
      $123,275
      $102K$149K
      Fidelity Investments
      $108,846/yr
      Range: $93K - $125K
      30 salaries
      $108,846
      $93K$125K
      Lockheed Martin
      $171,909/yr
      Range: $132K - $206K
      27 salaries
      $171,909
      $132K$206K
      Broadcom
      $141,382/yr
      Range: $126K - $158K
      27 salaries
      $141,382
      $126K$158K
      General Dynamics Information Technology
      $118,228/yr
      Range: $93K - $150K
      25 salaries
      $118,228
      $93K$150K

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      Symantec
      $133,813/yr
      Range: $99K - $200K
      20 salaries
      $133,813
      $99K$200K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $128,179/yr
      Range: $90K - $171K
      20 salaries
      $128,179
      $90K$171K
      MITRE
      $152,900/yr
      Range: $131K - $175K
      20 salaries
      $152,900
      $131K$175K
      Honeywell
      $111,728/yr
      Range: $81K - $150K
      19 salaries
      $111,728
      $81K$150K
      Orbital ATK
      $105,828/yr
      Range: $94K - $114K
      13 salaries
      $105,828
      $94K$114K
      Boeing
      $120,699/yr
      Range: $94K - $180K
      12 salaries
      $120,699
      $94K$180K
      L3 Technologies
      $111,469/yr
      Range: $93K - $140K
      11 salaries
      $111,469
      $93K$140K
      Leidos
      $140,699/yr
      Range: $108K - $168K
      10 salaries
      $140,699
      $108K$168K
      Vencore
      $164,028/yr
      Range: $116K - $229K
      10 salaries
      $164,028
      $116K$229K
      Northrop Grumman
      $122,661/yr
      Range: $107K - $163K
      9 salaries
      $122,661
      $107K$163K
      Sierra Nevada Corporation
      $131,152/yr
      Range: $118K - $143K
      9 salaries
      $131,152
      $118K$143K
      Dell
      $134,451/yr
      Range: $113K - $170K
      8 salaries
      $134,451
      $113K$170K
      EMC
      $153,241/yr
      Range: $120K - $200K
      8 salaries
      $153,241
      $120K$200K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $128,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $128,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $130,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $130,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $145,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $145,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $126,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $126,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Tucson, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $115,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $115,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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