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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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3,078 SalariesUpdated Mar 31, 2018
Average Base Pay
$126,281/yr
7% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$101K
Low
$126K
Average
$170K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,033
Range$1,812 - $38,583
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $126,281 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 3,078 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Systems Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    MITRE
    $155,387/yr
    Range: $138K - $175K
    15 salaries
    $155,387
    $138K$175K
    Lockheed Martin
    $165,514/yr
    Range: $97K - $206K
    9 salaries
    $165,514
    $97K$206K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $128,121/yr
    Range: $96K - $150K
    9 salaries
    $128,121
    $96K$150K
    BAE Systems USA
    $125,822/yr
    Range: $104K - $149K
    7 salaries
    $125,822
    $104K$149K
    Orbital ATK
    $108,868/yr
    Range: $97K - $116K
    6 salaries
    $108,868
    $97K$116K
    Vencore
    $152,301/yr
    Range: $116K - $229K
    6 salaries
    $152,301
    $116K$229K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $116,477/yr
    Range: $106K - $140K
    5 salaries
    $116,477
    $106K$140K

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    CACI International
    $120,600/yr
    Range: $100K - $130K
    5 salaries
    $120,600
    $100K$130K
    ManTech
    $120,989/yr
    Range: $103K - $138K
    5 salaries
    $120,989
    $103K$138K
    Aricent
    $96,324/yr
    Range: $96K - $97K
    4 salaries
    $96,324
    $96K$97K
    Orbital Sciences
    $105,297/yr
    Range: $96K - $118K
    4 salaries
    $105,297
    $96K$118K
    Raytheon
    $140,384/yr
    Range: $137K - $145K
    3 salaries
    $140,384
    $137K$145K
    CSC
    $115,293/yr
    Range: $99K - $125K
    3 salaries
    $115,293
    $99K$125K
    SAIC
    $139,866/yr
    Range: $123K - $154K
    3 salaries
    $139,866
    $123K$154K
    NCI
    $106,806/yr
    Range: $70K - $125K
    3 salaries
    $106,806
    $70K$125K
    BAE Systems UK
    $128,727/yr
    Range: $122K - $137K
    3 salaries
    $128,727
    $122K$137K
    Symantec
    $120,001/yr
    Range: $107K - $133K
    2 salaries
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    $107K - $133K
    $107K$133K
    L3 Technologies
    $122,342/yr
    Range: $101K - $143K
    2 salaries
    About
    $101K - $143K
    $101K$143K
    Leidos
    $142,395/yr
    Range: $131K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $131K - $154K
    $131K$154K
    Harris
    $141,775/yr
    Range: $128K - $157K
    2 salaries
    About
    $128K - $157K
    $128K$157K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $171,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $171,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10 cash bonus
    $46k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $113,300
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $113,300 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
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