Principal Engineer Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Principal Engineer?

We have 8,211 Principal Engineer jobs nationwide. The average Principal Engineer salary is $103,000 annually, +$37K (43%) more than the average national salary. Statistically, Principal Engineers are very happy with their career.

$103,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (352 reviews)

3.9 out of 5 stars
  • Principal Engineer @ Socotra in San Francisco, CA

    "Highly collaborative and high energy team that churns out features left and right. Well funded and creating a lot of buzz in the industry, it has been fun to work here"

  • "I have been working at Micron Technology for more than two years, and I got chance to work with great people from all over the world. I had a great relationship with my manager and team mates. Everyone has been very supportive and friendly. I got chance to work on some great memory technologies."

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