Principal Engineer Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Principal Engineer?

We have 282 Principal Engineer jobs nationwide. The average Principal Engineer salary is $102,000 annually, +$41K (50%) more than the average national salary. Statistically, Principal Engineers are very happy with their career.

$102,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (259 reviews)

3.8 out of 5 stars
  • "I love being my own boss. I hate the pay scale. I just wish there was a little more of it."

  • "I got to do work that I really enjoy, it was fun to come to work. I had projects lined up to do that would challenge me and be done for a good cause. We worked to develop UICDS and take part in earthquake simulations and the incident reporting software development; worked with vehicle safety technology and other things."

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