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Principal Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA Area

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Average Base Pay
$117,068/yr
8% above national average
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$90K
Low
$117K
Average
$154K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,090
Range$1,705 - $24,369
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $117,068 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,294 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Seattle, WA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    T-Mobile
    $124,958/yr
    Range: $110K - $155K
    17 salaries
    $124,958/yr
    $110K$155K
    Amazon
    $160,000/yr
    Range: $132K - $171K
    11 salaries
    $160,000/yr
    $132K$171K
    Amgen
    $118,618/yr
    Range: $103K - $147K
    5 salaries
    $118,618/yr
    $103K$147K
    Boeing
    $111,833/yr
    Range: $88K - $122K
    4 salaries
    $111,833/yr
    $88K$122K
    Honeywell
    $119,134/yr
    Range: $103K - $134K
    4 salaries
    $119,134/yr
    $103K$134K
    drugstore.com
    $137,614/yr
    Range: $138K - $141K
    3 salaries
    $137,614/yr
    $138K$141K
    Intel Corporation
    $192,566/yr
    Range: $178K - $211K
    2 salaries
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    $178K - $211K
    $178K$211K

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    Nordstrom
    $158,500/yr
    Range: $145K - $173K
    2 salaries
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    $145K - $173K
    $145K$173K
    Getty Images
    $152,500/yr
    Range: $135K - $170K
    2 salaries
    About
    $135K - $170K
    $135K$170K
    Emulex
    $134,465/yr
    Range: $119K - $152K
    2 salaries
    About
    $119K - $152K
    $119K$152K
    Akvelon
    $100,597/yr
    Range: $93K - $107K
    2 salaries
    About
    $93K - $107K
    $93K$107K
    Motricity
    $122,136/yr
    Range: $105K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $105K - $140K
    $105K$140K
    Microsoft
    $170,000/yr
    Range: $164K - $178K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $164K - $178K
    $164K$178K
    AT&T
    $135,000/yr
    Range: $129K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $129K - $141K
    $129K$141K
    Oracle
    $190,000/yr
    Range: $183K - $196K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $183K - $196K
    $183K$196K
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $127K
    $118K$127K
    Broadcom
    $128,016/yr
    Range: $123K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $123K - $132K
    $123K$132K
    University of Washington
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $135K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $135K - $146K
    $135K$146K
    Medtronic
    $114,354/yr
    Range: $110K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $118K
    $110K$118K
    Sun Microsystems
    $174,625/yr
    Range: $168K - $180K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $168K - $180K
    $168K$180K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $380k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $137,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $137,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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