**Principal Engineers earn $103,000 annually on average**, or $50 per hour, which is 44% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Principal Engineers work for Micron Technology at $214,000 annually while the lowest paid Principal Engineers work for National Transmission earning approximately $25,000 each year.

+$2K (1%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$28K (30%) more than **average Raytheon salary ($77K)**

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

+$49K (37%) more than **average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

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

+$8K (7%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$41K (45%) more than **average Samsung salary ($70K)**

+$9K (7%) more than **average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($111K)**

+$24K (19%) more than **average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($111K)**

+$35K (27%) more than **average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($111K)**

+$22K (19%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$64K (68%) more than **average Dell salary ($61K)**

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

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

-$5K (4%) less than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

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

+$2K (1%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$40K (47%) more than **average Honeywell salary ($65K)**

+$48K (37%) more than **average Honeywell Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

+$6K (5%) more than **average Honeywell Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

-$14K (14%) less than **average Honeywell Principal Engineer salary ($105K)**

+$29K (24%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$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)**

+$20K (17%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$48K (48%) more than **average Amgen salary ($75K)**

+$27K (19%) more than **average Amgen Principal Engineer salary ($123K)**

-$3K (2%) less than **average Amgen Principal Engineer salary ($123K)**

+$8K (6%) more than **average Amgen Principal Engineer salary ($123K)**

+$15K (13%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$67K (79%) more than **average Ricoh salary ($51K)**

-$13K (11%) less than **average Ricoh Principal Engineer salary ($118K)**

-$2K (1%) less than **average Ricoh Principal Engineer salary ($118K)**

-$2K (1%) less than **average Ricoh Principal Engineer salary ($118K)**

+$25K (21%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$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)**

+$3K (2%) more than **national average Principal Engineer salary ($103K)**

+$44K (52%) more than **average Verizon Communications salary ($62K)**

+$48K (36%) more than **average Verizon Communications Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

+$15K (13%) more than **average Verizon Communications Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

-$5K (4%) less than **average Verizon Communications Principal Engineer salary ($106K)**

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