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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$118,227/yr
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$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
      $126,846/yr
      Range: $102K - $155K
      110 salaries
      $126,846/yr
      $102K$155K
      Rockwell Collins
      $139,217/yr
      Range: $114K - $185K
      39 salaries
      $139,217/yr
      $114K$185K
      BAE Systems USA
      $122,136/yr
      Range: $98K - $149K
      35 salaries
      $122,136/yr
      $98K$149K
      Fidelity Investments
      $106,511/yr
      Range: $93K - $125K
      30 salaries
      $106,511/yr
      $93K$125K
      Broadcom
      $139,275/yr
      Range: $122K - $158K
      28 salaries
      $139,275/yr
      $122K$158K
      General Dynamics Information Technology
      $116,911/yr
      Range: $93K - $150K
      26 salaries
      $116,911/yr
      $93K$150K
      Lockheed Martin
      $170,678/yr
      Range: $143K - $206K
      24 salaries
      $170,678/yr
      $143K$206K

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      MITRE
      $153,000/yr
      Range: $138K - $175K
      23 salaries
      $153,000/yr
      $138K$175K
      Honeywell
      $110,500/yr
      Range: $93K - $140K
      21 salaries
      $110,500/yr
      $93K$140K
      Symantec
      $130,997/yr
      Range: $99K - $200K
      20 salaries
      $130,997/yr
      $99K$200K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $119,525/yr
      Range: $90K - $161K
      17 salaries
      $119,525/yr
      $90K$161K
      Orbital ATK
      $107,835/yr
      Range: $94K - $115K
      16 salaries
      $107,835/yr
      $94K$115K
      L3 Technologies
      $111,374/yr
      Range: $93K - $150K
      13 salaries
      $111,374/yr
      $93K$150K
      Boeing
      $113,344/yr
      Range: $94K - $180K
      12 salaries
      $113,344/yr
      $94K$180K
      Dell
      $124,874/yr
      Range: $110K - $170K
      10 salaries
      $124,874/yr
      $110K$170K
      Leidos
      $141,224/yr
      Range: $108K - $168K
      10 salaries
      $141,224/yr
      $108K$168K
      Vencore
      $168,860/yr
      Range: $116K - $229K
      10 salaries
      $168,860/yr
      $116K$229K
      Northrop Grumman
      $118,778/yr
      Range: $107K - $163K
      9 salaries
      $118,778/yr
      $107K$163K
      EMC
      $150,000/yr
      Range: $120K - $200K
      9 salaries
      $150,000/yr
      $120K$200K
      Aricent
      $109,004/yr
      Range: $96K - $128K
      9 salaries
      $109,004/yr
      $96K$128K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $120,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $95,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Las Cruces, NM Area area reported making $95,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Las Cruces, NM Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $96,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $120,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $6 stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $125,268
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $125,268 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Tucson, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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