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Principal Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$122,789/yr
8% above national average
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$95K
Low
$123K
Average
$165K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,196
Range$1,687 - $25,213
How much does a Principal Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $122,789 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 1,104 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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REI Systems
$128,263/yr
Range: $104K - $143K
41 salaries
$128,263/yr
$104K$143K
LCC International
$104,017/yr
Range: $92K - $116K
30 salaries
$104,017/yr
$92K$116K
MITRE
$172,477/yr
Range: $154K - $191K
21 salaries
$172,477/yr
$154K$191K
Hughes Systique
$89,110/yr
Range: $85K - $109K
17 salaries
$89,110/yr
$85K$109K
Orbital Sciences
$118,432/yr
Range: $103K - $152K
14 salaries
$118,432/yr
$103K$152K
Time Warner Cable
$167,058/yr
Range: $156K - $199K
9 salaries
$167,058/yr
$156K$199K
Teleworld Solutions
$115,426/yr
Range: $108K - $146K
7 salaries
$115,426/yr
$108K$146K

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Spectrum
$169,015/yr
Range: $138K - $180K
6 salaries
$169,015/yr
$138K$180K
Orbital ATK
$124,292/yr
Range: $100K - $141K
6 salaries
$124,292/yr
$100K$141K
Openet
$148,833/yr
Range: $144K - $152K
6 salaries
$148,833/yr
$144K$152K
Comcast
$154,079/yr
Range: $121K - $179K
4 salaries
$154,079/yr
$121K$179K
Nexius
$127,099/yr
Range: $103K - $127K
4 salaries
$127,099/yr
$103K$127K
ManTech
$139,896/yr
Range: $128K - $205K
3 salaries
$139,896/yr
$128K$205K
MicroLink
$139,692/yr
Range: $123K - $140K
3 salaries
$139,692/yr
$123K$140K
Sprint
$138,243/yr
Range: $130K - $148K
2 salaries
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$130K - $148K
$130K$148K
SAIC
$159,999/yr
Range: $155K - $166K
2 salaries
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$155K - $166K
$155K$166K
NortonLifeLock
$138,413/yr
Range: $110K - $169K
2 salaries
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$110K - $169K
$110K$169K
General Dynamics Mission Systems
$109,609/yr
Range: $89K - $132K
2 salaries
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$89K - $132K
$89K$132K
Parsons Corporation
$131,891/yr
Range: $122K - $141K
2 salaries
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$122K - $141K
$122K$141K
Mastercard
$177,301/yr
Range: $168K - $187K
2 salaries
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$168K - $187K
$168K$187K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$103,000
per year
A Principal Engineer reported making $103,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Principal Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A Principal Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$171,322
per year
A Principal Engineer reported making $171,322 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$170,819
per year
A Principal Engineer reported making $170,819 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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