PRINCIPAL TECHNOLOGIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$103,000
$69,000
Min 10%
$103,000
Median 50%
$155,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McDermott International
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does a principal technologist make?
The national average salary for a Principal Technologist in the United States is $103,966 per year or $49.98 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $69,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $155,000. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Principal Technologist jobs are North Dakota, Maine, Minnesota, Alaska, and Vermont. The typical employment in the position spans 4.5 years.

Average Principal Technologist Salary By Company

If you are a Principal Technologist, 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. Companies like McDermott International or Cohesity will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Ball and Allianz Life also pay high salaries to their Principal Technologists.

Average Principal Technologist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Principal Technologist in the USA is $103,966 annually or $49.98 hourly. Mountain View, CA reports the highest annual salary for Principal Technologists at 131,660. The average starting salary in Mountain View, CA for Principal Technologists is $84,000. North Dakota, Maine, Minnesota, Alaska, and Vermont are the states with the highest payscale for Principal Technologists. The lowest earning states are North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, and Idaho.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$131,660
2
Minneapolis, MN
$131,167
3
Merrimack, NH
$125,410
4
Broomfield, CO
$123,607
5
Billerica, MA
$122,863

Average Principal Technologist Salary By Industry

Wages for Principal Technologists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Professional companies, Utilities companies, and Internet companies pay their Principal Technologists well. Professional companies pay their Principal Technologists the highest wages, averaging $110,680 per year. Utilities companies and Internet companies pay well too, at $109,252 and $106,257, respectively. The average salary for Principal Technologists in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $102,529.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$110,680
2
Utilities
$109,252
3
Internet
$106,257
4
Technology
$102,529

RECENTLY ADDED Principal Technologist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Naval Sea Systems Command
Principal Technologist
09/19/2019
$165,418
City of Richmond-Utilities
Principal Technologist
07/28/2019
$69,970
Naval Sea Systems Command
Principal Technologist
07/27/2019
$164,075
Global Talent Solutions
Principal Technologist
06/11/2019
$48,001
Napa Valley Unified
Principal Technologist
05/29/2019
$116,150
City of Richmond-Utilities
Principal Technologist
05/26/2019
$69,970
Cybercoders
Principal Technologist
05/16/2019
$80,000
WSP USA Inc.
Principal Technical Specialist
03/22/2019
$170,019
Principal Technical Consultant
03/21/2019
$125,000
WSP USA Inc.
Principal Technical Specialist
03/20/2019
$119,100
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