Senior Principal Engineer Salaries

41,822 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$112,516 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,678
Range$1,628 - $23,156

How much does a Senior Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Engineer is $112,516 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 41,822 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Engineer employees.

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Senior Principal Engineer

Western Digital

$131,862/yr

Range: $106K - $158K

129 salaries

$131,862/yr
$106K$158K

Senior Principal Engineer

Broadcom

$172,388/yr

Range: $153K - $192K

40 salaries

$172,388/yr
$153K$192K

Senior Principal Engineer

Baxter

$117,587/yr

Range: $95K - $143K

30 salaries

$117,587/yr
$95K$143K

Senior Principal Engineer

Raytheon Technologies

$158,195/yr

Range: $132K - $188K

25 salaries

$158,195/yr
$132K$188K

Senior Principal Engineer

Dell Technologies

$160,764/yr

Range: $133K - $197K

22 salaries

$160,764/yr
$133K$197K

Senior Principal Engineer

Orbital Sciences

$146,125/yr

Range: $121K - $158K

16 salaries

$146,125/yr
$121K$158K

Senior Principal Engineer

Northrop Grumman

$121,241/yr

Range: $75K - $270K

15 salaries

$121,241/yr
$75K$270K

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Senior Principal Engineer

BAE Systems USA

$141,040/yr

Range: $109K - $174K

13 salaries

$141,040/yr
$109K$174K

Senior Principal Engineer

Performance Software

$128,223/yr

Range: $109K - $148K

13 salaries

$128,223/yr
$109K$148K

Senior Principal Engineer

WD Media

$129,564/yr

Range: $121K - $138K

13 salaries

$129,564/yr
$121K$138K

Senior Principal Engineer

Aspect Software

$120,378/yr

Range: $100K - $140K

12 salaries

$120,378/yr
$100K$140K

Senior Principal Engineer

Oracle

$138,146/yr

Range: $121K - $186K

11 salaries

$138,146/yr
$121K$186K

Senior Principal Engineer

Hughes Systique

$97,838/yr

Range: $92K - $105K

11 salaries

$97,838/yr
$92K$105K

Senior Principal Engineer

Hazen and Sawyer

$95,680/yr

Range: $86K - $111K

10 salaries

$95,680/yr
$86K$111K

Senior Principal Engineer

Yahoo

$208,999/yr

Range: $163K - $284K

9 salaries

$208,999/yr
$163K$284K

Senior Principal Engineer

Autodesk

$171,676/yr

Range: $133K - $198K

9 salaries

$171,676/yr
$133K$198K

Senior Principal Engineer

FormFactor

$129,697/yr

Range: $117K - $139K

9 salaries

$129,697/yr
$117K$139K

Senior Principal Engineer

NXP Semiconductors

$172,319/yr

Range: $133K - $184K

8 salaries

$172,319/yr
$133K$184K

Senior Principal Engineer

Solar Turbines

$132,862/yr

Range: $116K - $145K

8 salaries

$132,862/yr
$116K$145K

Senior Principal Engineer

Emulex

$169,654/yr

Range: $157K - $211K

8 salaries

$169,654/yr
$157K$211K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior principal engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$156,300
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $156,300 per year
Additional Pay
$33k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$17k cash bonus
$8k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$162,000
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $162,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$143,000
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $143,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$190,000
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$111,000
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $111,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ogden, UT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$115,748
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer Field in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $115,748 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Huntsville, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$166,637
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $166,637 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$140,753
per year
A Senior Principal Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $140,753 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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