**Principal Engineers earn $102,000 annually on average**, or $49 per hour, which is 50% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Principal Engineers work for Fleetwood Enterprises at $191,000 annually while the lowest paid Principal Engineers work for National Transmission earning approximately $25,000 each year.

+$23K (20%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$65K (70%) more than **average Dell salary ($60K)**

+$5K (3%) more than **average Dell Principal Engineer salary ($125K)**

-$5K (4%) less than **average Dell Principal Engineer salary ($125K)**

-$4K (4%) less than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$14K (15%) more than **average Global Publishing, Inc. salary ($84K)**

+$3K (2%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$30K (33%) more than **average Raytheon salary ($75K)**

+$31K (25%) more than **average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

+$16K (14%) more than **average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

-$7K (6%) less than **average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

+$30K (25%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$42K (37%) more than **average Broadcom salary ($90K)**

-$5K (3%) less than **average Broadcom Principal Engineer salary ($132K)**

-$11K (8%) less than **average Broadcom Principal Engineer salary ($132K)**

+$9K (6%) more than **average Broadcom Principal Engineer salary ($132K)**

+$4K (3%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$36K (40%) more than **average Samsung salary ($70K)**

+$14K (12%) more than **average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

+$40K (31%) more than **average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

+$44K (34%) more than **average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

+$4K (3%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$44K (52%) more than **average Honeywell Technology Solutions salary ($62K)**

+$5K (4%) more than **average Honeywell Technology Solutions Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

-$5K (4%) less than **average Honeywell Technology Solutions Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

+$15K (13%) more than **average Honeywell Technology Solutions Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

+$26K (22%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$73K (79%) more than **average Nielsen salary ($55K)**

+$16K (11%) more than **average Nielsen Principal Engineer salary ($128K)**

-$4K (3%) less than **average Nielsen Principal Engineer salary ($128K)**

-$4K (3%) less than **average Nielsen Principal Engineer salary ($128K)**

+$30K (25%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$61K (60%) more than **average Maverick Technologies salary ($71K)**

-$2K (1%) less than **average Maverick Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($132K)**

+$8K (7%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

+$39K (43%) more than **average Wyle salary ($71K)**

+$19K (15%) more than **average Wyle Principal Engineer salary ($110K)**

-$20K (20%) less than **average Wyle Principal Engineer salary ($110K)**

-$47K (59%) less than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)**

-$21K (32%) less than **average Pramati Technologies salary ($76K)**

+$25K (37%) more than **average Pramati Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($55K)**

-$25K (58%) less than **average Pramati Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($55K)**

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