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1,414 Principal Engineer Salaries

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.

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$125K Dell's Average Principal Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$23K (20%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$65K (70%) more than average Dell salary ($60K)
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+$5K (3%) more than average Dell Principal Engineer salary ($125K)
"It is competitive. Dell actually paid good salary in the past."
-$5K (4%) less than average Dell Principal Engineer salary ($125K)
"I felt I was compensated really well."

$98K Global Publishing, Inc.'s Average Principal Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

-$4K (4%) less than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$14K (15%) more than average Global Publishing, Inc. salary ($84K)
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Equal to average Global Publishing, Inc. Principal Engineer salary ($98K)
"I am comfortable for the pay rate."
Equal to average Global Publishing, Inc. Principal Engineer salary ($98K)
"I am comfortable with my pay rate there."

$105K Raytheon's Average Principal Engineer Salary (20 salaries)

+$3K (2%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$30K (33%) more than average Raytheon salary ($75K)
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+$31K (25%) more than average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)
"Pay is good for the new hiring. However, people are not always measured by what they are paid. And most people are looking for the growth within the organization beyond just the paid increase.How to restore the entrepreneurship and invest on new diversified research and development might be the most challenging jobs for their CEOs."
+$16K (14%) more than average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)
-$7K (6%) less than average Raytheon Principal Engineer salary ($105K)
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$132K Broadcom's Average Principal Engineer Salary (13 salaries)

+$30K (25%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$42K (37%) more than average Broadcom salary ($90K)
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-$5K (3%) less than average Broadcom Principal Engineer salary ($132K)
"The pay at Broadcom is good for the work we do."
-$11K (8%) less than average Broadcom Principal Engineer salary ($132K)
+$9K (6%) more than average Broadcom Principal Engineer salary ($132K)
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$106K Samsung's Average Principal Engineer Salary (8 salaries)

+$4K (3%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$36K (40%) more than average Samsung salary ($70K)
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+$14K (12%) more than average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($106K)
"Good money and plenty of challenge."
+$40K (31%) more than average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($106K)
+$44K (34%) more than average Samsung Principal Engineer salary ($106K)
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$106K Honeywell Technology Solutions' Average Principal Engineer Salary (6 salaries)

+$4K (3%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$44K (52%) more than average Honeywell Technology Solutions salary ($62K)
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+$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)
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$128K Nielsen's Average Principal Engineer Salary (4 salaries)

+$26K (22%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$73K (79%) more than average Nielsen salary ($55K)
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+$16K (11%) more than average Nielsen Principal Engineer salary ($128K)
"Underpaid, lot of effort goes into researching on my own time to enable introduction of appropriate technology, concepts and methodologies to make project successful. All at the same time dealing with tight deadlines."
-$4K (3%) less than average Nielsen Principal Engineer salary ($128K)
-$4K (3%) less than average Nielsen Principal Engineer salary ($128K)
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$132K Maverick Technologies' Average Principal Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$30K (25%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$61K (60%) more than average Maverick Technologies salary ($71K)
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-$2K (1%) less than average Maverick Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($132K)
"Not enough. I was paid $160,000/year at my last job."
Equal to average Maverick Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($132K)

$110K Wyle's Average Principal Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$8K (7%) more than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
+$39K (43%) more than average Wyle salary ($71K)
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+$19K (15%) more than average Wyle Principal Engineer salary ($110K)
"I am being fairly rewarded."
-$20K (20%) less than average Wyle Principal Engineer salary ($110K)

$55K Pramati Technologies' Average Principal Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

-$47K (59%) less than national average Principal Engineer salary ($102K)
-$21K (32%) less than average Pramati Technologies salary ($76K)
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+$25K (37%) more than average Pramati Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($55K)
"I am totally new to the USA market and not really sure about the pay structure in USA but back home in India mine is not a big package when compared to the amount of work which is done by me."
-$25K (58%) less than average Pramati Technologies Principal Engineer salary ($55K)
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