Principal Design Engineer

Principal Design Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$115,000
$85,000
Min 10%
$115,000
Median 50%
$158,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
5.1 years
How much does a principal design engineer make?
Principal Design Engineers in America make an average salary of $116,106 per year or $55.82 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $85,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $158,000. Internet companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. California, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, and Alabama are some of the states with the best Principal Design Engineer salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 5.1 years.
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Average Principal Design Engineer Salary By Location

Principal Design Engineers in the United States of America make on average $116,106 a year or $55.82 per hour. Mountain View, CA reports the highest annual salary for Principal Design Engineers at 152,605. Even as an entry-level Principal Design Engineer, you will make $108,000 per year in Mountain View, CA. Some of the states with the best Principal Design Engineer salaries are California, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, Alabama, Massachusetts, and Hawaii. Alaska, Nebraska, North Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$152,605
2
Austin, TX
$137,513
3
Bellevue, WA
$122,704
4
Newton, MA
$115,876
5
Manchester, NH
$105,158

Average Principal Design Engineer Salary By Company

Principal Design Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Internet companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Microsoft and Nvidia are the best paying companies for Principal Design Engineers. Also, companies like Fluor and LSI Logic pay their Principal Design Engineers very well.

Recently Added Principal Design Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Craft Recruiting
Principal Design Engineer
01/28/2020
$90,000
Cybercoders
Principal Design Engineer
01/27/2020
$150,000
Cybercoders
Principal Design Engineer
12/28/2019
$150,000
Craft Recruiting
Principal Design Engineer
12/27/2019
$90,000
Cybercoders
Principal Design Engineer
11/28/2019
$150,000
Craft Recruiting
Principal Design Engineer
10/17/2019
$90,000
Staffright Associates
Principal Design Engineer
09/30/2019
$130,000
Cybercoders
Principal Design Engineer
09/29/2019
$150,000
Great Bay Staffing Group
Principal Design Engineer
09/20/2019
$90,000
Vitesse Recruiting and Staffing
Principal Design Engineer
08/28/2019
$210,000
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