Principal Analyst

Principal Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$103,000
$82,000
Min 10%
$103,000
Median 50%
$130,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Forrester Research
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a principal analyst make?
Principal Analysts in America make an average salary of $103,816 per year or $49.91 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $130,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $82,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Principal Analyst salaries are District of Columbia, Hawaii, California, Washington, and New Jersey. The typical employment for a Principal Analyst is 3.4 years.
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Average Principal Analyst Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Principal Analyst in the USA is $103,816 annually or $49.91 hourly. The city with the highest Principal Analyst salary is Palo Alto, CA at $126,887 per year. The average starting salary in Palo Alto, CA for Principal Analysts is $82,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Principal Analyst salaries are District of Columbia, Hawaii, California, Washington, and New Jersey. On the other hand, Louisiana, Maine, Arkansas, North Dakota, and Mississippi report the lowest wages for Principal Analysts.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Palo Alto, CA
$126,887
2
Washington, DC
$122,778
3
Sterling, VA
$118,245
4
Seattle, WA
$117,624
5
Urban Honolulu, HI
$117,419

Average Principal Analyst Salary By Company

Principal Analyst jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Principal Analysts are Professional companies and Internet companies. Forrester Research and TEKsystems are the best paying companies for Principal Analysts. Also, companies like Westlake Chemical and Raytheon pay their Principal Analysts very well.

Average Principal Analyst Pay By Industry

Wages for Principal Analysts can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Energy companies pay their Principal Analysts well. Manufacturing companies pay Principal Analysts an average salary of $109,992, Pharmaceutical companies pay $105,849, and Energy companys come in at $103,904. The average salary for Principal Analysts in the Utilities industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $102,005.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$109,992
2
Pharmaceutical
$105,849
3
Energy
$103,904
4
Health Care
$103,167
5
Technology
$102,416

Recently Added Principal Analyst Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The County of Los Angeles
Principal Analyst
12/06/2019
$112,824
08/09/2019
$84,000
Randstad
Principal Analyst
08/01/2019
$140,873
07/30/2019
$57,262
06/24/2019
$57,262
Kelly Services
Principal Analyst
06/10/2019
$81,393
Mayo Clinic
Principal Analyst
05/24/2019
$191,013