Principal Project Engineer

Principal Project Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$101,000
$72,000
Min 10%
$101,000
Median 50%
$143,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ECOtality
Highest Paying City
Houston, TX
Highest Paying State
Texas
Average Experience Level
4.6 years
How much does a principal project engineer make?
The national average salary for a Principal Project Engineer in the United States is $101,717 per year or $48.9 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $143,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $72,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Principal Project Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Principal Project Engineer salaries are Texas, Maryland, Hawaii, Louisiana, and Minnesota. The typical tenure for a Principal Project Engineer is 4.6 years.
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Average Principal Project Engineer Salary By Location

Principal Project Engineers in the US makes an average salary of $101,717 per year or $48.9 per hour. Houston, TX reports the highest annual salary for Principal Project Engineers at 150,626. The Houston, TX average entry-level salary for Principal Project Engineers is $83,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Principal Project Engineer salaries are Texas, Maryland, Hawaii, Louisiana, and Minnesota. Indiana, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, and Wyoming are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Houston, TX
$150,626
2
Brooklyn Park, MN
$135,689
3
Baltimore, MD
$135,296
4
Sunnyvale, CA
$133,381
5
Redmond, WA
$129,579

Average Principal Project Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Principal Project Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Principal Project Engineers are ECOtality and Broken Hill Proprietary. Companies like WorleyParsons and NJ Transit Bus Operations also pay high salaries to their Principal Project Engineers.

Recently Added Principal Project Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
American Public Works Association
Principal Project Engineer
01/29/2020
$79,352
Merck KGaA
Principal Project Engineer
01/26/2020
$250,000
Merck KGaA
Principal Project Engineer
12/24/2019
$250,000
Merck KGaA
Principal Project Engineer
09/26/2019
$250,000
Merck KGaA
Principal Project Engineer
09/25/2019
$250,000
EMD Millipore
Principal Project Engineer
09/05/2019
$250,000