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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries

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41,931 SalariesUpdated May 17, 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
      $127,105/yr
      Range: $102K - $155K
      106 salaries
      $127,105
      $102K$155K
      Rockwell Collins
      $139,194/yr
      Range: $114K - $175K
      37 salaries
      $139,194
      $114K$175K
      BAE Systems USA
      $122,742/yr
      Range: $98K - $149K
      35 salaries
      $122,742
      $98K$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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      MITRE
      $155,227/yr
      Range: $138K - $175K
      22 salaries
      $155,227
      $138K$175K
      Honeywell
      $111,666/yr
      Range: $81K - $150K
      20 salaries
      $111,666
      $81K$150K
      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
      Orbital ATK
      $106,938/yr
      Range: $94K - $115K
      15 salaries
      $106,938
      $94K$115K
      L3 Technologies
      $115,369/yr
      Range: $93K - $150K
      13 salaries
      $115,369
      $93K$150K
      Boeing
      $120,699/yr
      Range: $94K - $180K
      12 salaries
      $120,699
      $94K$180K
      Dell
      $129,761/yr
      Range: $110K - $170K
      10 salaries
      $129,761
      $110K$170K
      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
      EMC
      $151,769/yr
      Range: $120K - $200K
      9 salaries
      $151,769
      $120K$200K
      Aricent
      $108,072/yr
      Range: $96K - $128K
      9 salaries
      $108,072
      $96K$128K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $182,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $182,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $124,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $124,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $14k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $110,500
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $110,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $4k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Phoenix, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $175,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $175,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $30k commissions
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $140,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
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