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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$125,803/yr
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$78K
Low
$126K
Average
$157K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,175
Range$1,928 - $38,451
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $125,803 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 34,356 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
      $126,957/yr
      Range: $102K - $155K
      111 salaries
      $126,957/yr
      $102K$155K
      Rockwell Collins
      $139,609/yr
      Range: $114K - $185K
      40 salaries
      $139,609/yr
      $114K$185K
      BAE Systems USA
      $122,136/yr
      Range: $98K - $149K
      35 salaries
      $122,136/yr
      $98K$149K
      Fidelity Investments
      $106,023/yr
      Range: $93K - $125K
      31 salaries
      $106,023/yr
      $93K$125K
      Lockheed Martin
      $170,678/yr
      Range: $132K - $206K
      28 salaries
      $170,678/yr
      $132K$206K
      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

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      MITRE
      $152,835/yr
      Range: $131K - $175K
      24 salaries
      $152,835/yr
      $131K$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
      $132,478/yr
      Range: $90K - $171K
      18 salaries
      $132,478/yr
      $90K$171K
      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
      AT&T
      $130,000/yr
      Range: $115K - $150K
      10 salaries
      $130,000/yr
      $115K$150K
      Northrop Grumman
      $116,456/yr
      Range: $107K - $163K
      10 salaries
      $116,456/yr
      $107K$163K
      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
      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.

      $147,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $147,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $22k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $130,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $120,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Systems Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $112,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $112,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Phoenix, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $165,000
      per year
      A Principal Systems Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boulder, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
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