Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$161,491 / yrTotal Pay
$137,803 / yrBase Pay
$23,688 / yrAdditional Pay

$161,491

 / yr
$46K$587K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer is $161,491 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $137,803 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,688 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Senior Principal Electrical Engineer salary is $137,803. Salaries can range from $46,367 - $587,449. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Senior Principal Electrical Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $161,491.

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Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$180,877

 /yr
Range: $160K - $206K

$160K

$206K

$159,699 - $206,113 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$150,060

 /yr
Range: $124K - $164K

$124K

$164K

$123,553 - $163,574 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.7

BAE Systems USA

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$144,277

 /yr
Range: $126K - $156K

$126K

$156K

$126,307 - $155,968 Range

Dell Technologies
4.3

Dell Technologies

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$147K

$162K

$147,343 - $161,936 Range

Bayer
4.1

Bayer

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$138K

$150K

$137,720 - $150,454 Range

Collins Aerospace
3.8

Collins Aerospace

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$159K

$170K

$159,032 - $170,239 Range

Orbital ATK
3.5

Orbital ATK

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$152K

$172K

$151,624 - $172,018 Range

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Dynetics
3.9

Dynetics

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$159K

$191K

$159,423 - $191,200 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$160K

$174K

$159,682 - $173,536 Range

Broadcom
3.5

Broadcom

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$196K

$214K

$196,283 - $214,093 Range

TechnipFMC
3.9

TechnipFMC

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer - Monthly

$15K

$17K

$15,292 - $16,685 Range

Sierra Nevada Corporation
3.8

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$180K

$196K

$179,668 - $196,086 Range

Edwards Lifesciences
3.9

Edwards Lifesciences

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$163K

$177K

$163,425 - $176,786 Range

United Technologies
3.6

United Technologies

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$125K

$136K

$124,885 - $136,369 Range

Cubic
3.4

Cubic

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$210K

$226K

$210,195 - $226,016 Range

SABIC
3.7

SABIC

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer - Monthly

$14K

$15K

$13,770 - $14,722 Range

Raytheon Missiles & Defense
3.6

Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$165K

$179K

$165,195 - $178,786 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$148K

$160K

$147,546 - $160,024 Range

FLIR
3.5

FLIR

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$179K

$194K

$178,732 - $193,860 Range

Bloom Energy
3.8

Bloom Energy

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

$197K

$215K

$196,858 - $215,019 Range

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$166,589

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr

68 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$164,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

80 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$164,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

80 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$216,964

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95 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

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$123,553

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,225/yr

111 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$136,459

/yrAvg Base Salary

114 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$174,083

/yrAvg Base Salary

180 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$160,692

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,900/yr

184 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$153,032

/yrAvg Base Salary

244 days ago by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer is $156,396 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 46 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer in United States is $197,477 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer in United States is $123,861 per year.

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