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Principal Research Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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132 SalariesUpdated Dec 17, 2016
Average Base Pay
$128,737/yr
1% above national average
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$99K
Low
$129K
Average
$163K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,682
Range$2,178 - $23,830
How much does a Principal Research Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Research Engineer is $128,737 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 132 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Research Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    $122,469/yr
    $111K$134K
    $131,604/yr
    $121K$143K
    Forcepoint
    $121,358/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $121,358/yr
    $116K$125K
    Fidelis Cybersecurity
    $178,111/yr
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    $178,111/yr
    $171K$184K
    Porter & Chester Institute
    $122,284/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $122,284/yr
    $117K$128K
    Shared Spectrum Company
    $103,498/yr
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    $103,498/yr
    $98K$107K
    $137,966/yr
    $133K$143K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $11k cash bonus
    $34k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Chicago, IL Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $161,361
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $161,361 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Atlanta, GA Area area
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $126,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $126,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    San Jose, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $116,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Allentown, PA Area area reported making $116,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Allentown, PA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $167,400
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $167,400 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Atlanta, GA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Boston, MA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Atlanta, GA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $163,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $163,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $108,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Engineer in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $108,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Nashville, TN Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    College / University
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