How much does a principal electrical engineer make?
Principal Electrical Engineers in America make, on average, $117,451 a year or $56.47 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $155,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $88,000 per year. Technology companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. New Mexico, California, Washington, District of Columbia, and Massachusetts are some of the states with the best Principal Electrical Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Principal Electrical Engineer is 5.4 years.