It seems like Principal Engineers are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Principal Engineers aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.
We wanted to look at where Principal Engineers have it the best -- where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.
Washington is the best state for jobs for Principal Engineers, and Arkansas is the worst.
The most common pay in Washington is $138,927, while the median pay in Arkansas is $92,116.
We found that Washington is the best state for Principal Engineer jobs, whereas Arkansas is the worst.
In order to bring you the best states for Principal Engineers, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Principal Engineers, but also high pay, and good career prospects.
To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Principal Engineers.
So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Principal Engineers.
If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:
2. New Hampshire
4. New Mexico
8. District of Columbia
9. Rhode Island