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Principal Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA Area

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Average Base Pay
$125,293/yr
9% above national average
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$97K
Low
$125K
Average
$166K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,461
Range$1,769 - $25,638
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $125,293 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,231 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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    T-Mobile
    $132,768/yr
    Range: $117K - $167K
    18 salaries
    $132,768/yr
    $117K$167K
    Amazon
    $165,493/yr
    Range: $140K - $186K
    11 salaries
    $165,493/yr
    $140K$186K
    Amgen
    $123,105/yr
    Range: $109K - $156K
    5 salaries
    $123,105/yr
    $109K$156K
    Boeing
    $118,701/yr
    Range: $97K - $129K
    4 salaries
    $118,701/yr
    $97K$129K
    Honeywell
    $125,836/yr
    Range: $109K - $143K
    4 salaries
    $125,836/yr
    $109K$143K
    drugstore.com
    $145,731/yr
    Range: $146K - $148K
    3 salaries
    $145,731/yr
    $146K$148K
    Microsoft
    $170,881/yr
    Range: $149K - $195K
    2 salaries
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    $149K - $195K
    $149K$195K

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    AT&T
    $133,213/yr
    Range: $122K - $146K
    2 salaries
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    $122K - $146K
    $122K$146K
    Intel Corporation
    $200,198/yr
    Range: $188K - $212K
    2 salaries
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    $188K - $212K
    $188K$212K
    Nordstrom
    $167,768/yr
    Range: $154K - $183K
    2 salaries
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    $154K - $183K
    $154K$183K
    Getty Images
    $159,480/yr
    Range: $144K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $144K - $174K
    $144K$174K
    Emulex
    $141,417/yr
    Range: $123K - $161K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $161K
    $123K$161K
    Akvelon
    $106,737/yr
    Range: $102K - $112K
    2 salaries
    About
    $102K - $112K
    $102K$112K
    Motricity
    $129,546/yr
    Range: $112K - $149K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $149K
    $112K$149K
    Oracle
    $201,894/yr
    Range: $195K - $209K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $195K - $209K
    $195K$209K
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $129,334/yr
    Range: $125K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $125K - $134K
    $125K$134K
    University of Washington
    $144,902/yr
    Range: $139K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $139K - $149K
    $139K$149K
    Broadcom
    $136,142/yr
    Range: $132K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $141K
    $132K$141K
    Medtronic
    $123,698/yr
    Range: $119K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $130K
    $119K$130K
    Boston Scientific
    $107,915/yr
    Range: $103K - $113K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $103K - $113K
    $103K$113K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $183,280
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $183,280 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $183,255
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $183,255 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $130,507
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $130,507 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    $7k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $142,960
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $142,960 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $127,643
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $127,643 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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